Anthony Young (American football)

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Anthony Young
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: October 8, 1963
Place of birth: Columbia, South Carolina
Career information
College: Temple University
NFL Draft: 1985 / Round: 3 / Pick: 61
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 14
Touchdowns: 1
INTs: 1
Player stats at

Anthony Ricardo Young (born October 8, 1963) is a former professional American football safety in the National Football League. The 5'11" and 187 pound defensive back was a 3rd round selection (61st overall pick) by the Indianapolis Colts in the 1985 NFL Draft out of Temple University. He would play in 14 games for the Colts (starting 12) in 1985 recording 1 interception and 1 fumble recovery returned for a touchdown. In 1986, Young was the Colts selection for the Ed Block Courage Award.[1] In 2005, Anthony Young was inducted in the Temple University Athletic Hall of Fame.[2]


  1. ^ "ED BLOCK COURAGE AWARD ALUMNI" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-06. 
  2. ^ "Temple University Athletic Hall of Fame bio". Retrieved 2008-06-06. 

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