New Orleans Bowl: Member of a line that allowed just one sack, which was the final play of the first half.
2007: Played in every contest and was instrumental in the team's success...moved from guard to left tackle and was solid in providing protection for the quarterback...served as the game captain versus USF...part of an experienced line that allowed just 15 sacks for a loss of 136 yards on the year, despite the difficult schedule...line was ranked No. 13 nationally for just 1.15 sacks per game.
2006: Played in nine games and solidified the offensive line that provided protection for a young offense...was key in the team's conference turn-around.
2005: Suffered a season-ending knee injury during preseason...elected to use the season to redshirt and come back at full strength.
2004: Played in five games, starting at Troy.
High School: Played for Mark Guandolo at Chimade-Madonna High School, where he ended his senior season with a 95% blocking average...earned the team's OL MVP honors...also earned All-County and played in the Broward versus Dade All-Star Game.
Personal: Interdisciplinary Studies-arts and humanities major...son of Joseph and Rene Young...born Nov.1, 1985, in Miami, FL.