Player Bio

Willie Young
DE #97
Height:
6-4
Weight:
251
Age:
28
College:
North Carolina State
Hometown:
Riviera Beach, FL
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
47
SCK
3.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 72 45 27 6.0 0 7 0 0 -- 0 0 0 2
2013 DET 16 15 47 29 18 3.0 -- 5 -- -- -- -- -- 0 2
2012 DET 16 0 11 7 4 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 DET 14 0 14 9 5 3.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 DET 2 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 MIN W 34-24 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @ARI L 21-25 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @WAS W 27-20 5 4 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 CHI W 40-32 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @GB L 9-22 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @CLE W 31-17 5 3 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 CIN L 24-27 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 DAL W 31-30 4 4 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @CHI W 21-19 1 0 1 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @PIT L 27-37 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 TB L 21-24 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 GB W 40-10 5 3 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
14 @PHI L 20-34 5 3 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 BAL L 16-18 4 3 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 NYG L 20-23 1 0 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
17 @MIN L 13-14 1 0 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Young has started 15 of 48 games played over four seasons in Detroit (2010-13), picking up 72 tackles - including six sacks and 11 tackles for losses - seven pass break-ups and two fumble recoveries.

Young has started 15 of 48 games played over four seasons in Detroit (2010-13), picking up 72 tackles - including six sacks and 11 tackles for losses - seven pass break-ups and two fumble recoveries.

In 2013, the 6-4, 251-pound Young set or tied career-highs in games played (16), starts (15), tackles (47), sacks (three), pass break-ups (five), tackles for losses (seven) and fumble recoveries (two).

In one postseason contest, Young recorded two tackles - including a sack that he stripped the ball loose from New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees, which was recovered by Detroit.

Young entered the NFL as a seventh round (213th overall) selection by Detroit in 2010 out of NC State.

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