Roy Young (American football)
|Date of birth:||September 11, 1917|
|Place of birth:||Abbeville, Louisiana|
|Date of death:||May 5, 1987(aged 69)|
|Place of death:||Scottsdale, Arizona|
|NFL Draft:||1938 / Round: 7 / Pick: 59|
|Career NFL statistics|
Roy O. Young (September 11, 1917 – May 5, 1987) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Texas A&M University and was drafted in the seventh round of the 1938 NFL Draft. While playing with the Texas A&M Aggies, Young was named to the All-Southwest Conference team in 1936 and 1937. After playing for the Redskins for 1938, he retired from football and became a professional boxer.
After retiring from sports, Young became a doctor and moved to Scottsdale, Arizona. He died on May 5, 1987.
- "Texas A&M University: A Pictorial History, 1876-1996". Retrieved 2015-04-17.
- "Historical Dictionary of Football". Retrieved 2015-04-17.
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