Who was the first QB for the 49ers?

John Brodie

Name Period GS
John Brodie 1957–1973 159
Joe Montana 1979–1992 140
Steve Young 1987–1999 124
Y. A. Tittle 1951–1960 79

Who is the 49ers quarterback rookie?

Brock Purdy

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — To understand why nobody in his orbit is surprised that Brock Purdy has quickly ascended from the final pick in the 2022 NFL draft to the starting quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, you have to know two stories: the one about mono, and the other about the saguaro cactus.

Who is the most famous 49er?

1. Jerry Rice, wide receiver. Yes, we have Jerry Rice atop our list of the best San Francisco 49ers players of all-time.

Who did Jimmy G replace?

Garoppolo entered the season as the backup to Trey Lance, but he took over in Week 2 after Lance suffered a right ankle fracture against the Seahawks. Garoppolo fared well as Lance’s replacement, completing 67.4 percent of his passes for 2,381 yards, 16 touchdowns and just four interceptions.

Who were the quarterbacks for the 49ers Super Bowl wins?

Tied with Terry Bradshaw for the most Super Bowl victories, quarterback Joe Montana and the San Francisco 49ers were victorious in Super Bowls XVI, XIX, XXIII and XXIV.

Who was the quarterback for the 49ers when they went to the Super Bowl?

This Day in History: 49ers QB Steve Young sets Super Bowl touchdown record | NFL Throwback.

Who did the 49ers take instead of Rodgers?

quarterback Alex Smith

Although Rodgers believed he would be taken first overall by the San Francisco 49ers, the 49ers selected quarterback Alex Smith, and Rodgers was passed on by teams with other positional needs until he was drafted by the Green Bay Packers.

Who was the quarterback when the 49ers went to the Super Bowl?

Jimmy Garoppolo

No. 10 – San Francisco 49ers
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
2× Super Bowl champion (XLIX, LI) Walter Payton Award (2013) OVC Offensive Player of the Year (2013) First-team All-OVC (2013) Second-team All-OVC (2012)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 11, 2022

What are 49ers fans called?

The Faithful

The Faithful.” That is what 49er fans are called. In recent years, that has been pretty easy. Back-to-back successful years nearly always result in both the fair-weather and die-hard fan rallying behind their franchise 100 percent.

Who did the 49ers pick instead of Tom Brady?

Going from Mr. Irrelevant in the 2022 NFL Draft to spoiling Tom Brady’s homecoming, San Francisco 49ers rookie quarterback Brock Purdy has almost seen it all following Sunday’s 35-7 blowout win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 22-year-old Purdy outdueled Brady, throwing for 185 yards and two touchdowns.