Mike Young (American football)

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Michael Young
Date of birth: (1962-02-21) February 21, 1962 (age 52)
Place of birth: Hanford, California
Career information
Position(s): Wide receiver
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 1985 / Round: 6 / Pick: 161
As player:
Los Angeles Rams
Denver Broncos
Philadelphia Eagles
Kansas City Chiefs
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Michael David Young (born February 21, 1962 in Hanford, California) is a former professional American football wide receiver in the NFL for ten seasons for the Los Angeles Rams, the Denver Broncos, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the Kansas City Chiefs. He was serving as Executive Vice President of the Colorado Crush of the Arena Football League until the league folded. On May 22, 2009, Young was appointed as Chief Revenue Officer for the Los Angeles Dodgers.


At UCLA, he played both football and baseball. Young helped the Bruins to two Pac-10 titles, two Rose Bowl (1983, 1984) victories and a Fiesta Bowl (1985) win. In the 1984 Rose Bowl game, Young received a 53-yard touchdown pass from Rick Neuheisel.

He was drafted by the New York Mets in 1983. He earned a bachelor's degree in sociology.


Young was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 6th round (161st overall) of the 1985 NFL Draft. In 10 years in the league, he played on 114 games, with 144 receptions, 2034 yards and 14 touchdowns.


He is married to his wife, Jill, and they have three daughters: Christine, Britteny, and Madison.


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