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Jimmy Young (American football)

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Date of birth:  1987 (age 28–29)
Name  Jimmy Young
Parents  Roy Young, Mary Smith
Undrafted:  2011
Position  Wide receiver
College:  Texas Christian
Weight  94 kg
Height  1.85 m

Jimmy Young (American football) Texas Christian University wide receiver Jimmy Young 88 498830

Role  American football wide receiver
Education  Texas Christian University
Number  14 (Pittsburgh Steelers / Wide receiver)

Place of birth:  Monroe, Louisiana

Jimmy young

Jimmy Young (born 1987) is a wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL. He played college football at TCU.


College career

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.

Chicago Bears

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.

Pittsburgh Steelers

On January 3, 2012, the Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to sign Young.


Jimmy Young (American football) Wikipedia