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Sep 11, 2019
oxcoug All-American
Somewhat. Young spent three years backing up Montana and turned 30 in his first
year a starter. Taysom will turn 30 next year and this will be his third year on the Saints roster.

Both are / were viewed as elite athletes who happened to play QB.

Differences include: Young looked more like an elite passer while still in college (but as he himself has said 'it was easy, everyone was always open' in those days, and he also had two full healthy years as an upperclassman). And Young got a few years of pro hard knocks as a QB prior to being Montana's backup - including some NFL starts.



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Originally posted on Sep 11, 2019 at 10:32:41pm
Message modified by oxcoug on Sep 11, 2019 at 10:33:47pm
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