Steve Young

Steve Young is a two-time NFL MVP, a Super Bowl MVP, and a first-ballot Hall of Famer. A key member of ESPN's weekly coverage, Young holds undergraduate and law degrees from Brigham Young University. He lives with his family in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is president and co-founder of HGGC, a private equity firm, and founder of the Forever Young Foundation, a global charity for children, which he co-chairs with his wife, Barb.

April 29, 2024 07:47 AM MDT
“Just as some people naturally live the law of love, it’s even embedded in some cultures.”
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February 08, 2024 02:28 PM MST
In some of the biggest NFL games of his life, Steve recalls how an opposing player showed him brotherly love in a way you wouldn’t expect.
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May 11, 2022 12:31 PM MDT
After Michael threw a chair in frustration, Steve knew his approach to this delicate conversation had to change.
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April 29, 2022 11:29 AM MDT
I’m not trying to love people into coming with me. I’m just loving people. They and God will figure out their journey; my job is to love them along the way.
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August 18, 2018 09:00 AM MDT
Steve Young never backs down from a challenge. In fact, his tenacity is the hallmark of his football career and every other aspect of his life. From tirelessly perfecting his game to earning a law degree from BYU while in the NFL (which even required him to attend class the day after his 1994 Super Bowl victory) to enduring years of criticism while he searched for “the one” to marry, Young has never hesitated to do the work required to achieve his goals.
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February 24, 2018 04:00 PM MST
BYU finished the regular season 11–1. Jim McMahon led the team to 11 straight wins. We were ranked in the top 20 and headed to a bowl game against Southern Methodist University. Thanks to a strong second half of the season, I was named MVP of the JV team.
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October 24, 2017 09:00 AM MDT
In honor of Stephen Covey's 85th birthday, we thought we would celebrate the incredible life this influential author and Latter-day Saint led with the life-changing conversation Covey had with fellow Mormon and former NFL quarterback Steve Young.
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