STEVE YOUNG is regarded as one of the all-time great college and professional football players. The left-handed quarterback spent more than fifteen years in the NFL, largely with the San Francisco 49ers, after a brilliant career at Brigham Young University. Throughout his playing career, he was voted Super Bowl XXIX's Most Valuable Player, Sports Illustrated and Sporting News Player of the Year from 1992 to 1994, and the NFL's Most Valuable Player for 1992 and 1994. Young was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005. He is regarded as one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history.
Young is now a managing director and cofounder of HGGC, a private equity fund based in San Francisco, in addition to his continuous on-air work with ESPN's Monday Night Football and his devotion to a number of humanitarian efforts. Young has a law degree from BYU in addition to his undergraduate degree. In Palo Alto, he lives with his wife and family.