Steve Young

Childhood/Youth

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah

10/11/1961

Dressed as a BYU football player for his 1st Halloween

10/31/1962

Dribbles a basketball at 2 years old

1963

Steve's Brother Mike was born (on Steve's Birthday)

10/11/1963

Does pushups at 3 years old

1964

Steve's Sister Melissa was born

1965

His mom sat in his class for a few weeks because he was scared

September 1968

Moved from Utah to Greenwich, Connecticut

1969

Steve's Brother Tom was born

1969

He learnd to ride a unicycle

1972

Embarrasing moment when his mom ran onto the field during a game

September 1973 - November 1973

Steve's Brother Jim was born

1978

College

Enrolled at Brigham Young University

August 1980

8th-string Quarterback on the BYU Football Team

September 1980 - August 1981

"You can quit ... but you can't come home. I don't live with quitters." - Grit

December 1980

2nd-string Quarterback on the BYU Football Team

September 1981 - August 1982

Starting Quarterback on the BYU Football Team

September 1982 - December 1983

Finished 2nd in Heisman Trophy Voting

December 1983

Graduates from BYU with BA in International Relations and Finance

December 1983

Graduates from BYU with law degree (JD)

April 1994

Professional

Signed a Contract with the LA EXpress of the USFL

1984

Starting QB for the LA Express

March 1984 - July 1985

1st Pick of the Supplemental NFL Draft of USFL players

june 5, 1984

Signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL

8/1985

Starting QB for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

September 1985 - December 1986

Traded to the San Francisco 49ers

April 24, 1987

Backup to Joe Montana for the 49ers

September 1987 - January 1991

49ers win Super Bowl XXIII (Steve doesn't play)

1/22/89

49ers win Super Bowl XXIV (Steve doesn't play)

1/28/90

Starting QB for 49ers in place of injured Montana

September 1991 - November, 1991

Out with an injured knee

11/10/1991 - 12/23/1991

Starting QB for 49ers in place of injured Montana

9/1992 - 12/28/92

Founded the Forever Young Charitible Foundation

1993

1992 NFL MVP

2/1993

Starting QB for 49ers after Montana traded

September 1993 - January 1994

Starting QB for the 49ers

September 1994 - January 1995

49ers win Super Bowl XXIX

1/29/95

Super Bowl XXIX MVP

1/29/95

1994 NFL MVP

2/1995

Starting QB for the 49ers

9/1995 - 1/96

Starting QB for the 49ers

9/96 - 1/97

Starting QB for the 49ers

9/97 - 1/98

Starting QB for the 49ers

9/98 - 1/99

Starting QB for the 49ers

9/1999 - 9/27/99

Out with a Concussion

9/27/99 - 1/3/00

Retires from the NFL due to Concussions

1/00

Married Barbra Graham

March 15, 2000