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TRANSACTIONS: Originally drafted in the sixth round (179th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys … Waived by the Cowboys on 09/05/11 … Claimed by the Buffalo Bills off waivers (via Dallas) on 09/06/11 … Waived by the Bills on 10/07/13 … Claimed by the Jacksonville Jaguars off waivers (via Buffalo) on 10/08/13.
PRO: Fifth-year OT who was claimed off waivers (Buffalo) on Oct. 8, 2013 … Drafted in the sixth round by Dallas in 2010 and played in two games before being waived on Sept. 5, 2011 … Played in 20 games with four starts (all in 2012) for the Bills after being claimed off waivers (via Dallas) on Sept. 6, 2011 … Played in four games for Buffalo in 2012 before being released on Oct. 7, 2013.
2013: Played in 15 games, four for Buffalo and 11 for Jacksonville ... Began season with Bills before being released on Oct. 7 ... Claimed off waivers by the Jaguars on Oct. 8 ... Made Jaguars debut on 10/13 at DEN and saw action on special teams ... 11/10 at TEN: Saw action on special teams and for one play at LT in the third quarter ...
2012: Appeared in a career-high 12 games with four starts for Buffalo and was only penalized one time (false start) …
2011: Saw action in four games for the Bills …
2010: Played in two games for the Cowboys after being selected in the sixth round (179th overall) out of Notre Dame.
COLLEGE: Started 50 consecutive games (school-record at the time) on the offensive line (40 at LT, 10 at RT) … In 2009, helped the Irish become one of the most prolific offenses in the country, rolling up more than 450 yards per game … Became the first freshman to start every game in his career since freshmen officially became eligible in 1972 … Named 2006 first-team Freshman All-America by The Sporting News … Majored in Management-Entrepreneurship after enrolling in the Mendoza College of Business.
PERSONAL: Attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) where he played for coach George Smith … First-team All-America offensive lineman on USA Today prep All-America squad … Rated top lineman and one of 16 candidates for Parade All-America High School Player of the Year award … During his junior and senior seasons, did not allow a single sack … Named the 2005 Florida Gatorade Player of the Year in 2005 … Played in the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl … Won the state title in shot put setting multiple school records at St. Thomas Aquinas … Twitter handle is @bigyoungin76.