Joe Young (safety)

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Joe Young
No. 36     Jacksonville Jaguars
Strong safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-06-02) June 2, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth: Durham, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Northwest High School (Germantown, Maryland)
College: Rutgers
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2011 for the Indianapolis Colts
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Tackles 65
Sacks 0
Forced Fumbles 0
Interceptions 2
Stats at NFL.com

Joe Young (June 2, 1988), is an American football safety who currently plays for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Young is better known for his former surname 'Lefeged.'

Personal and career[edit]

Young was born in Durham, North Carolina[1][2] and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland.[3][4][5] He attended The Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland and then Northwest High School in Germantown, Maryland and was the Washington Post All-Met Defensive Player of the Year. Lefeged played college football at Rutgers. He was signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent on July 29, 2011. Young has played in every game of his two-year professional career, including four starts in the 2012 season.

On June 29, 2013, Young was arrested in Washington, D.C., after fleeing police during a traffic stop, on five charges; carrying a firearm without a license, having an unregistered firearm, having unregistered ammunition, presence of a firearm in a motor vehicle and possession of an open container of alcohol.[6]

On January 15, 2014, Young signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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