Five Things You May Not Know About The 49ers Steve Young And All His TD Passes
Steve Young was a great quarterback in the National Football League, although he had to show a little patience for it to happen. He came out of college and first played in the United States Football League of the 1980’s. His first NFL team was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and after two seasons he was traded to the San Francisco 49ers. It was on the 49ers that he would shine, but at first he had to start out as the backup quarterback to the legendary Joe Montana.
Steve Young eventually put together a Hall of Fame career. Here are five things you may not know about Steve Young and the touchdown passes that he threw.
#1 – He Loved Atlanta
During his entire career, Steve Young never threw as many touchdowns against a team as he threw against the Atlanta Falcons. He finished his career with 232 touchdown passes and 37 of them, or just under 16 percent, were thrown against the Atlanta Falcons.
#2 – Maybe He Liked Throwing To Jerry Rice A Little Too Much
It should come as no surprise to any football fan that Steve ufabet เว็บออนไลน์อันดับ1 Young’s favorite receiver was Jerry Rice. No player caught more touchdown passes thrown by Young than Rice. Together they teamed up for 85 touchdowns. The second place player on that list, at an amazing 61 touchdown receptions from Young behind Rice, is Terrell Owens at 24.
#3 – He Was A Second Quarter Kind Of A Guy
Over the course of his career, Steve Young threw more touchdown passes in the second quarter than he did in any other quarter of play. He threw 58 TD passes in the first quarter, 44 in the third quarter, and 49 in the fourth quarter. In the second quarter though he threw a staggering 81 touchdown passes.
#4 – Welcome To San Francisco, From Jerry Rice
Steve Young’s first year playing with the 49ers was 1987 and came after a trade that brought him in from the Tampa Bay Bucc