Brent Jones signed with the 49ers as a free agent from Santa Clara University in 1987 and retired as a four-time Pro Bowler with three Super Bowl rings at the end of the 1997 season. The tight end was known for getting open in crowded zones over the middle, recording 417 receptions for 5,195 yards and 33 touchdowns. Brent Jones played his final game in January 1998 with a torn calf muscle, an appropriate finish given his history of playing through injury.
Helps run Northgate Capital, a management company for two fund-of-fund limited partnerships. He founded the company with Young and fellow 49er teammates Mark Harris and Tommy Vardell. [November 2005]