Joe Young (safety)

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Joe Young
No. -- Free agent
Position: Strong safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-06-02) June 2, 1988 (age 26)
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: 2011
Career history
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 is currently a free agent. Young is better known for his former surname 'Lefeged.'

Early life[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.

Professional career[edit]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Young was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent on July 29, 2011.

Young started four games 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]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On January 15, 2014, Young signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was released on August 24.

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