Projected starter at WILL linebacker following the spring shuffle of T.J. Turner to SAM and Josh Thornhill to MIKE linebacker . . . made the move from safety to outside linebacker during spring drills . . .
AS A JUNIOR: Saw action in 10 games in 1999, working primarily on special teams, and played 43 minutes . . . missed two games with a bruised right shoulder (DNP vs. Illinois and Iowa) . . . had two solo tackles vs. Eastern Michigan . . .
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Standout safety led San Bernardino (Calif.) Valley College with 112 tackles (60 solos, 52 assists) and three interceptions in 1998 . . . originally signed with Colorado coming out of Riverside (Calif.) Poly High School . . . earned Blue Chip All-America honors in 1995 . . . one of 11 wide receivers selected to the Tacoma News-Tribune's Western 100 Team . . . named honorable mention All-CIF (southern section), second-team all-city and first-team All-Ivy League as a senior . . . ranked as one of the region's top six defensive backs as a high school senior . . . born Nov. 21, 1978 . . . majoring in criminal justice.
Young's Career Statistics
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