Steve Young had a great career that saw him play collegiate at Brigham Young University before entering professional football, first with the Los Angeles Express of the USFL, and then with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. After his retirement, Young would be voted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame, thanks in large part to the great games he played in and the great receivers he threw touchdown passes to.
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The top five players to catch Steve Young’s touchdown passes were:
# 5 – JJ Stokes caught 13 touchdowns thrown by this number eight for the San Francisco 49ers.
# 4 – One of the quarterback’s favorite targets was tight end Brent Jones, who received 22 TD receptions from him.
# 3 – Third on the list is veteran 49ers John Taylor, who caught 23 touchdown passes during his career from Steve Young.
# 2 – Controversial catcher Terrell Owens caught Young’s second-most touchdown passes with 24.
# 1 – Yet the all-time great Jerry Rice is at the top of the list, having caught an astonishing 85 touchdown passes thrown by Young.
Steve Young had a great career that included success in both running and throwing the ball. It was also successful in the winning department, including big games like Championship Games and Super Bowls. In fact, he was a great quarterback, just ask Jerry Rice, Terrell Owens, John Taylor, Brent Jones and JJ Stokes.