CFL: 2nd season
Stamps: 2nd season
Games played through 2022
Regular season: 3
Grey Cup: 0
Signed as a free agent on Aug. 17, 2022.
Young originally signed with the Stampeders on May 7, 2020. He was released on May 12, 2021. Young re-signed with Calgary on Feb. 1, 2022, and he was released on June 4, 2022.
(Calgary) Young attended training camp with the Stampeders and was released on June 4. He re-signed with the club on Aug. 17 and, after spending two weeks on the practice roster, was activated for the Labour Day Classic. He had one special-teams tackle in his CFL debut. Young played a total of three games and recorded one defensive tackle and three special-teams stops.
(Calgary) Young was under contract with the Stampeders but the season was cancelled because of the global pandemic.
First game: Sept. 5, 2022, vs Edmonton
First special-teams tackle: Sept. 5, 2022, vs Edmonton
First defensive tackle: Sept. 24, 2022, at BC
Young played 46 games over four seasons (2016-19) at Cincinnati. He was one of the Bearcats’ team captains as a senior and earned first-team all-American Athletic Conference honours in both 2018 and 2019. Young recorded 269 career tackles including 21.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, 11 passes defended and two interceptions including one returned for a touchdown during a 2019 game against Houston.
Young is an alumnus of Spain Park High School in Birmingham, Ala., and helped the Jaguars advance to the state championship game during his senior season. The final game of his collegiate career was played in his hometown as he helped the Bearcats beat Boston College in the 2020 Birmingham Bowl.