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Joe Young
SS #36
Height:
6-0
Weight:
204
College:
Rutgers
Hometown:
Silver Spring, Md.
Experience:
3
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 36 66 39 27 0 0 4 2 0 25 -- 25
2013 IND 4 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 IND 16 31 23 8 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 IND 16 34 15 19 0 -- 4 2 0 25 12.5 25
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 36 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0
2013 IND 4 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2012 IND 16 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 4 -- -- -- --
2011 IND 16 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 36 9 42 4.7 21 0 1 0 4 0
2013 IND 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 IND 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 IND 16 9 42 4.7 21 0 1 0 4 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 36 35 646 18.5 51 0 11 1 0 1
2013 IND 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 IND 16 4 68 17 19 0 0 0 0 0
2011 IND 16 31 578 18.6 51 0 11 1 0 1

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Biography

Third-year DB has started five of 36 games and totaled 66 tackles (39 solo), four passes defensed and two INTs in his first three seasons with Indianapolis ...

TRANSACTIONS: Originally signed by Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent on 7/29/11 … Waived by Indianapolis on 10/3/13 … Signed by Jacksonville on 1/15/14.

PRO: Third-year DB has started five of 36 games and totaled 66 tackles (39 solo), four passes defensed and two INTs in his first three seasons with Indianapolis ...

2013: Saw action in four games for Indianapolis …

2012: Played in all 16 games, with four starts … Totaled 25 tackles (17 solo) and one fumble recovery … Led team with 16 special teams tackles … Had a season-high five special teams tackles on 9/16 vs. MIN … Made first NFL start at SS and recorded five tackles (three solo) on 12/9 vs. TEN … Also started at SS on 12/16 at HOU and 12/23 at KC … Made his first and only postseason appearance (started at SS) on 1/6/13 at BAL and registered two tackles, one forced fumble and two special teams tackles …

2011: Started one of 16 games and totaled 31 tackles (13 solo), two INTs and four passes defensed … Returned 31 kickoffs for 578 yards (18.6 avg.) and a long of 51 yards … Made NFL debut on 9/11 vs. HOU and saw action on special teams … Made first career INT on 9/25 vs. PIT and also added two tackles and three kickoff returns for 75 yards … Made first career start on 12/4 at NE … Made second INT of the season on 12/11 at BAL.

COLLEGE: Three-year starter at SS and two-year starter at KR … Competed in a school-record 49 straight games … Totaled 238 career tackles … As a senior, broke the school record with 948 yards on 39 kickoff returns … Made 84 tackles en route to second-team All-Big East honors … Became the first player in conference history to earn Big East Defensive and Special Teams Player of the Week in the same week … As a junior, added 35 tackles, one INT, one sack and one forced fumble … All-America honorable mention as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Born in Durham, N.C. … Attended The Bullis School in Potomac, Md. and then Northwest high school in Potomac … Named All-Met Defensive Player of the Year by The Washington Post … Third-rated LB prospect in Maryland according to Rivals.com … First-team All-State selection.

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