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 (2014 PRE):

TCKL
6
SCK
1.0
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 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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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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