This isn’t news, it’s the story of when I was seven-years-old and I met Steve Young. If you feel this is self indulgent, please read something else. If you have a meeting-a-49er story too, please share it in the comment section. It was 1995 and it was towards the beginning of the season after the […]
I just got back from a walk around the neighborhood with my dad, and on that walk I asked him this loaded question: You are the GM of the 49ers, and there is an NFL expansion draft, and every player who’s ever played the game is 22-years-old and draft-eligible, but you know what they are […]
Jim Harbaugh strode into the press room at 4949 Centennial Blvd. with a big, confident smile on his face and announced: “Hello, it’s on.” He had an aura and a twinkle in his eye reminiscent of Willy Wonka opening his chocolate factory for the lucky little boys and girls of the world. Harbaugh even quoted […]
As if it wasn’t painful enough for Niners fans to watch Aaron Rodgers flourish, here comes this revelation via SI.com: Green Bay’s quarterback received important career advice three years ago from Steve Young, one of his boyhood idols when he was growing up in Chico.
With that — and Tollner’s 40-plus years of NFL and college coaching experience — as a backdrop, it was interesting to get his impressions of modern-day quarterback guru Jim Harbaugh this week.
The Steelers, Young said by way of example, have a tradition and legacy they’ve clung to and upheld. What is a Steeler? They know. You know. Now try this: What is a 49er? Who knows?
Young discussed Washington quarterback Jake Locker, who will likely be among the next few quarterbacks drafted after Luck. San Francisco could be a logical landing spot, but not if Young was the GM: