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Passing Grades
Austin Murphy
August 17, 1998
The 49ers signed Ty Detmer this winter to back up Steve Young. Both quarterbacks played their college ball at Brigham Young, the school that boasts the highest cumulative career passer rating in NFL history (minimum 10,000 attempts per school). Nine players from BYU have thrown a pass in an NFL game (including three nonquarterbacks); their combined career passer rating is more than four points better than that of Miami's players.
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August 17, 1998

Passing Grades

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The 49ers signed Ty Detmer this winter to back up Steve Young. Both quarterbacks played their college ball at Brigham Young, the school that boasts the highest cumulative career passer rating in NFL history (minimum 10,000 attempts per school). Nine players from BYU have thrown a pass in an NFL game (including three nonquarterbacks); their combined career passer rating is more than four points better than that of Miami's players.

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