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Steve Young

School: Brigham Young
Position: QB

Consensus All-American: 1983
Heisman Voting: 2nd in 1983

Draft: 1st round, 1st overall of the 1984 NFL draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com

Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1981 Brigham Young WAC QB 12 56 112 50.0 731 6.5 5.4 5 5 110.6
1982 Brigham Young WAC QB 11 230 367 62.7 3100 8.4 7.2 18 18 140.0
1983 Brigham Young WAC QB 11 306 429 71.3 3902 9.1 9.6 33 10 168.5
Career Brigham Young 592 908 65.2 7733 8.5 8.1 56 33 149.8

Rushing & Receiving

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1981 Brigham Young WAC QB 12 53 233 4.4 0 53 233 4.4 0
1982 Brigham Young WAC QB 11 114 407 3.6 10 1 -4 -4.0 0 115 403 3.5 10
1983 Brigham Young WAC QB 11 102 444 4.4 8 102 444 4.4 8
Career Brigham Young 269 1084 4.0 18 1 -4 -4.0 0 270 1080 4.0 18

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Heisman Voting
1983 1172 Points (2nd)

Pass Completions
1981 WAC 56 (10th)
1982 NCAA 230 (6th)
1982 WAC 230 (1st)
1983 NCAA 306 (1st)
1983 WAC 306 (1st)
Career WAC** 592 (21st)

** Since 1978

Pass Attempts
1982 WAC 367 (2nd)
1983 NCAA 429 (5th)
1983 WAC 429 (2nd)

Pass Completion Percentage
1982 NCAA 62.7 (8th)
1982 WAC 62.7 (1st)
1983 NCAA 71.3 (1st)
1983 WAC 71.3 (1st)
Career WAC** 65.2 (5th)

** Since 1978

Passing Yards
1981 WAC 731 (9th)
1982 NCAA 3100 (4th)
1982 WAC 3100 (1st)
1983 NCAA 3902 (1st)
1983 WAC 3902 (1st)
Career WAC** 7733 (23rd)

** Since 1978

Passing Yards Per Attempt
1982 NCAA 8.4 (6th)
1982 WAC 8.4 (1st)
1983 NCAA 9.1 (3rd)
1983 WAC 9.1 (1st)
Career WAC** 8.5 (11th)

** Since 1978

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1982 NCAA 7.2 (8th)
1982 WAC 7.2 (2nd)
1983 NCAA 9.6 (2nd)
1983 WAC 9.6 (1st)
Career WAC** 8.1 (17th)

** Since 1978

Passing Touchdowns
1981 WAC 5 (8th)
1982 NCAA 18 (10th)
1982 WAC 18 (1st)
1983 NCAA 33 (1st)
1983 WAC 33 (1st)
Career WAC** 56 (22nd)

** Since 1978

Passing Interceptions
1982 WAC 18 (2nd)
1983 WAC 10 (6th)
Career WAC** 33 (22nd)

** Since 1978

Passing Efficiency Rating
1982 NCAA 140.0 (7th)
1982 WAC 140.0 (1st)
1983 NCAA 168.5 (1st)
1983 WAC 168.5 (1st)
Career WAC** 149.8 (11th)

** Since 1978

Rushing Touchdowns
1982 WAC 10 (2nd)
1983 WAC 8 (6th)

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1982 WAC 10 (2nd)
1983 WAC 8 (9th)

Total Plays
1982 NCAA 481 (5th)
1982 WAC 481 (1st)
1983 NCAA 531 (3rd)
1983 WAC 531 (1st)
Career WAC** 1177 (23rd)

** Since 1978

Total Yards
1981 WAC 964 (10th)
1982 NCAA 3507 (2nd)
1982 WAC 3507 (1st)
1983 NCAA 4346 (1st)
1983 WAC 4346 (1st)
Career WAC** 8817 (17th)

** Since 1978

Total Yards Per Play
1982 NCAA 7.3 (1st)
1982 WAC 7.3 (1st)
1983 NCAA 8.2 (1st)
1983 WAC 8.2 (1st)
Career WAC** 7.5 (6th)

** Since 1978

Total Touchdowns
1982 NCAA 28 (2nd)
1982 WAC 28 (1st)
1983 NCAA 41 (1st)
1983 WAC 41 (1st)
Career WAC** 74 (14th)

** Since 1978