Roy Young (American football)

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Roy Young
No. 46
Position: Offensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1917-09-11)September 11, 1917
Place of birth: Abbeville, Louisiana
Date of death: May 5, 1987(1987-05-05) (aged 69)
Place of death: Scottsdale, Arizona
Career information
College: Texas A&M
NFL Draft: 1938 / Round: 7 / Pick: 59
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 9
Games started: 1
Player stats at

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.[1] After playing for the Redskins for 1938, he retired from football and became a professional boxer.[2]

After retiring from sports, Young became a doctor and moved to Scottsdale, Arizona. He died on May 5, 1987.


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