The 10 Greatest 49ers Of the 1990s

Dylan MacNamara@@DylanMacNamaraSenior Writer IAugust 12, 2009

The 10 Greatest 49ers Of the 1990s

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    SAN FRANCISCO - SEPTEMBER 24:  (L-R) Quarterback Steve Young #8, wide receivers Jerry Rice #80 and Nate Singleton #88 of the San Francisco 49ers run on the field during a game against the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on September 24, 1994 in San

10. Deion Sanders

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    25 Sep 1994:  Defensive back Deion Sanders of the San Francisco 49ers looks on during a game against the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California.  The 49ers won the game, 24-13. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule  /Allsport

9. Jesse Sapolu

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    26 Aug 1994:  Offensive lineman Jesse Sapolu of the San Francisco 49ers looks on during a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California.  The 49ers won the game, 13-9. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule Jr.  /Alls

8. Merton Hanks

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    16 Nov 1997:  Running back Merton Hanks of the San Francisco 49ers looks on during a game against the Carolina Panthers at 3Com Park in San Francisco, California.  The 49ers won the game, 27-19. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule  /Allsport

7. Ken Norton Jr.

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    29 Sep 1996:  Linebacker Ken Norton of the San Francisco 49ers looks on during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at 3Com Park in San Francisco, California.  The 49ers won the game, 39-17. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule Jr.  /Allsport

6. Ricky Watters

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    29 Jan 1995: SAN FRANCISCO RUNNING BACK RICKY WATTERS SCORES ON AN 8 YARD PASS FROM QUARTERBACK STEVE YOUNG PAST SAN DIEGO SAFETY STANLEY RICHARD WITH 4:44 LEFT IN THE FIRST HALF DURING THE SECOND QUARTER OF THE SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS VERSUS THE SAN DIEGO CH

5. Brent Jones

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    26 Nov 1995:  Defensive back Toby Wright of the St. Louis Rams tries to tackle tight end Brent Jones of the San Francisco 49ers during a game at 3Com Park in San Francisco, California.  The 49ers won the game 41-13.    Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule Jr.  /

4. Terrell Owens

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    SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 6: Terrell Owens #81 of the San Francisco 49ers carries the ball on an end around versus the St. Louis Rams during their game on October 6, 2002 at 3Com Park in San Francisco, California.  The 49ers won 37-13. (Photo by Stephen Dun

3. Bryant Young

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    7 Dec 1997:  Bryant Young #97 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on during a game against the Minnesota Vikings at 3Com Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers defeated the Vikings 28-17. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule Jr.  /Allsport

2. Steve Young

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    23 Aug 1998:  Quarterback Steve Young #8 of the San Francisco 49ers  in action during the pre-season game against the Miami Dolphins at the 3Com Park in San Francisco, California. The Dolphins defeated the 49ers 21-20.

1. Jerry Rice

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    12 Dec 1999:  Jerry Rice #80 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on from the field during the game against the Atlanta Falcons at 3 Comm Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers defeated the Falcons 26-7. Mandatory Credit: Tom Hauck  /Allsport