Young and Jones coming to Carson

Former San Francisco 49er football greats Steve Young and Brent Jones will be featured at the 36th annual University of Nevada Wolf Pack Governor's Dinner.

The event that benefits Wolf Pack athletics will be held July 9 at the Governor's Mansion.

Jones, who played with the 49ers from 1987-1997 was a four-time Pro Bowl tight end and a favorite target of Young's. Jones and Young both played on the Niners' Super Bowl champion team during the 1994 season. Young set a record in that game when he threw six touchdown passes in the 49ers 49-26 win over the San Diego Chargers.

Young, considered one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, began his pro football career with the USFL's Los Angeles Express in 1984. He also played with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before joining the 49ers in 1987. He retired from the Niners in 1999 and has recenlty worked as an analyst for ESPN.

For more information on the Governor's Dinner, call Melissa Rogers at the Athletic Association of the University of Nevada, 784-4870, extension 270.


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