OCTOBER 11, 1961--Born to LeGrande (Grit) and Sherry Young in Salt Lake City.OCTOBER 2, 1981--Makes first career start at BYU, subbing for an injured Jim McMahon. Young, a sophomore, leads Cougars to 32-26 win over Utah State.

OCTOBER 1, 1983--Guides BYU to a 37-35 victory over UCLA at the Rose Bowl.

DECEMBER 1983--Finishes second in Heisman Trophy balloting to Nebraska running back Mike Rozier.

DECEMBER 23, 1983--Catches game-winning touchdown pass with 23 seconds left in BYU's 21-17 triumph over Missouri in Holiday Bowl IX.

MARCH 1984--After becoming the 10th pick overall of the Los Angeles Express in the United States Football League draft, signs a 43-year, $40 million contract.

SEPTEMBER 10, 1985--Signs with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League.

APRIL 24, 1987--Tampa Bay trades Young to San Francisco 49ers for a second round and fourth round draft picks and backs up Joe Montana.

OCTOBER 30, 1988--Records one of the 49ers' all-time memorable plays with a 49-yard scoring run with 1:58 remaining to defeat Minnesota.

1991--Leads NFL in passing efficiency with a 101.8 quarterback rating.

1992--Named NFL MVP and selected as starter to Pro Bowl.

1994--Caps another MVP season by tossing six touchdown passes in Super Bowl XXIX romp over San Diego.

1998--Throws a 25-yard TD strike to Terrel Owens with three seconds remaining as the 49ers down Green Bay in NFC Wild Card game.

1999 Suffers season-ending concussion against Arizona.