Jimmy Young (American football)
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|Date of birth:||1987 (age 29–30)|
|Place of birth:||Monroe, Louisiana|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||208 lb (94 kg)|
Young played his college football at TCU. He became the favorite target for Andy Dalton in the 2008 season, his redshirt sophomore year, catching 59 balls for a team leading 988 yards and 5 touchdowns. In his junior and senior years he was overtaken as the primary target by Jeremy Kerley, but remained productive. He played a big role in the Rose Bowl win over Wisconsin by grabbing 5 balls for 57 yards, converting multiple first downs. Young is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.
Young went undrafted in the 2011 NFL draft. He signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent hours after the draft. He was released as a final cut and remained a free agent for the rest of the 2011 season.
- "Source: Steelers Will Sign Former TCU WR Jimmy Young To Futures Contract At End Of Season". Steelers Depot. 2012-01-03. Retrieved 2012-12-23.