|Date of birth: 1987 (age 28–29)|
Name Jimmy Young
Parents Roy Young, Mary Smith
Position Wide receiver
|College: Texas Christian|
Weight 94 kg
Height 1.85 m
|Role American football wide receiver|
Education Texas Christian University
Number 14 (Pittsburgh Steelers / Wide receiver)
Place of birth: Monroe, Louisiana
Jimmy Young (born 1987) is a wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL. He played college football at TCU.
Young played his college football at TCU. He became the favorite target for Andy Dalton in the 2008 season, his redshirt sophomore year, catching 59 balls for a team leading 988 yards and 5 touchdowns. In his junior and senior years he was overtaken as the primary target by Jeremy Kerley, but remained productive. He played a big role in the Rose Bowl win over Wisconsin by grabbing 5 balls for 57 yards, converting multiple first downs. Young is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.
Young went undrafted in the 2011 NFL draft. He signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent hours after the draft. He was released as a final cut and remained a free agent for the rest of the 2011 season.
On January 3, 2012, the Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to sign Young.