October 31, 2000 |
Steve Young, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback and a two-time NFL Most Valuable Player, joined the board of Foundry Networks Inc., a maker of computer-network switches that run the Internet. Young, 39, who retired from football in June after suffering four concussions in the prior three years, is chairman of Found Inc., a closely held provider of services and software for managing retail and manufacturing over the Internet. Foundry shares fell $10 to $65.
January 7, 1993 |
Quarterback Steve Young of the San Francisco 49ers was voted the NFL's most valuable player by the Associated Press, it was announced Wednesday. Young received 56 of 80 votes cast by a nationwide panel of media members. "Wow. That's just wild," said Young, who led the 49ers to a league-best 14-2 record. "My first reaction is it's an unbelievable honor." Young completed 268 of 402 passes for 3,465 yards and 25 touchdowns, with seven interceptions. He had an 8.
November 12, 1996 |
San Francisco quarterback Steve Young, staggered by a second concussion in three weeks, almost certainly won't play next Sunday when the 49ers play host to the Baltimore Ravens. Young, after discussing his latest concussion with reporters, dropped another bit of news. He's getting married to Aimee Baglietto, 25, although no date has been set. Regarding the concussion, Young was scheduled to see a specialist today, although team physician Dr.
November 25, 1985 |
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers may have found a new leader--Steve Young. Young, ineffective for three quarters of his NFL debut Sunday, took charge in the latter stages, engineering a 10-point rally to force an overtime period the Bucs used to beat the Detroit Lions, 19-16, Sunday. Donald Igwebuike's fourth field goal of the game, a 24-yarder with 2:29 left in the extra period, provided the winning points.
May 27, 1990 |
He is as much a part of the San Francisco 49ers as Ronnie Lott, Jerry Rice, Roger Craig and even Joe Montana, the man he has understudied for three years now. He has two Super Bowl rings and the respect of personnel people throughout the National Football League. What Steve Young wants is control -- control of his present and control of his future. He is unlikely to get it as long as he remains a professional football player.
July 11, 1985 |
Steve Young, whose National Football League rights are owned by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is exploring the possibility of leaving the United States Football League, his agent says. The St. Petersburg Times reported Wednesday that Leigh Steinberg, the Berkeley attorney who represents the Los Angeles Express quarterback, may have found a loophole in Young's USFL contract, which is worth about $40 million.