Steve Young

Quarterback

Career Earnings: $49,372,000
Career APY: $3,291,467
Total Guarantees: $12,284,000
Largest Cash Payment: $9,500,000 (1998)
Largest Cap Number: $6,250,000 (1993)
  • Date of Birth: October 11, 1961
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 215
  • College: BYU
  • Entry: 1984 Supplemental NFL Draft, Round 1 (Buccaneers)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
BuccaneersDraftedTraded19856$4,892,000$815,333$1,142,000$1,692,00034.6%$846,000
49ersDraftedExpired19856$4,892,000$815,333$1,142,000$3,200,00065.4%$800,000
49ersUFAExpired19912$4,480,000$2,240,000$0$4,480,000100.0%$2,240,000
49ersFranchiseRenegotiated19935$25,250,000$5,050,000$2,500,000$20,750,00082.2%$5,187,500
49ersOtherRenegotiated19976$45,000,000$7,500,000$0$3,000,0006.7%$3,000,000
49ersOtherRenegotiated19986$49,175,000$8,195,833$7,500,000$16,250,00033.0%$8,125,000
49ersOtherTerminated20005$43,025,000$8,605,000$0$00.0%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Buccaneers2$1,692,000$846,000$930,6660.0%$761,3340.0%
49ers13$47,680,000$3,667,692$40,780,0000.0%$6,900,0000.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
1985Buccaneers$200,000$190,333$0$390,333--$1,342,000
1986Buccaneers$350,000$190,333$0$540,333--$350,000
198749ers$500,000$0$0$500,000--$500,000
198849ers$700,000$0$0$700,000--$700,000
198949ers$900,000$0$0$900,000--$900,000
199049ers$1,100,000$0$0$1,100,000--$1,100,000
199149ers$1,900,000$0$80,000$1,980,000--$1,980,000
199249ers$2,500,000$0$0$2,500,000--$2,500,000
199349ers$5,750,000$500,000$0$6,250,000--$8,250,000
199449ers$4,025,000$500,000$0$4,525,00013.1%$4,025,000
199549ers$4,000,000$500,000$0$4,500,00012.1%$4,000,000
199649ers$4,475,000$500,000$0$4,975,00012.2%$4,475,000
199749ers$3,000,000$500,000$0$3,500,0008.4%$3,000,000
199849ers$2,000,000$1,500,000$0$3,500,0006.7%$9,500,000
199949ers$3,750,000$2,100,000$0$5,850,00010.2%$6,750,000
Total$35,150,000$6,480,666$80,000$41,710,666$49,372,000
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Buccaneers1987$761,334$0
49ers2000$2,100,000$0
49ers2001$4,800,000$0
Total$7,661,334$0

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