Receiver, 6-2, 178
South Panola H.S.
Talented athlete who has opportunity for substantial playing
time in crowded receiving corps led by two returning seniors.
A prep QB, Young gets more comfortable at WR with each practice.
Quick and dangerous in the open field, a break-through season
by Young would be a huge asset for the team.
Played in 10 games at WR, starting against Middle Tennessee,
Alabama and Alabama... Caught just five passes for 71 yards
(14.2 avg.)... Career-long 49-yard reception came against
Georgia... Also gained 23 yards on a pair of reverses.
Played in every game and made his first career start against
Mississippi...Third on the team in catches with 14... Had
four carries for 21 yards, with a long of 10.
Team captain as senior... Two-year starter at QB... Three-year
letterman... Named PrepStar and SuperPrep All-American ...
Played QB, amassing more than 3,000 yards rushing and 700
yards passing in two years as starter... Team posted 24-4
record in junior and senior years, winning state title as
junior and runnerup finish as senior... Led team with 48 rushing
touchdowns and seven passing touchdowns... Holds state record
for single-game rushing yards (381 yards vs. Tupelo) and tied
state record for single-game TDs with six... All-State punter...
Two-time state champion in high jump (personal best of 6’11”)...
Lettered in basketball... Member of National Honor Society,
Mu Alpha Theta and Spanish Club.
He is working toward a degree in Human and Organizational
Development (health and human services track).
Son of Larry and Shirley Young... Born November 6, 1981..
“C.Y.”... One of seven siblings... Mom teaches elementary
school... Older brother, Antuian Bradford, was ‘Dores leading
tackler last year, signing free agent deal with Tennessee
Titans... Six prep classmates are D-I starters: LB Eddie Strong
(Ole Miss), FB Toward Sanford (Ole Miss), LB Chris Herring
(Ole Miss), CB Ahmaud Mitchell (Arkansas), CB Demetric Wright
(Mississippi State) and OT Kendrick Key, (Southern Miss)...
Fractured leg as 11-year-old playing football with family
and neighborhood friends... Hopes to enter the physical therapy
industry... Enjoys Playstation 2 and relaxing with friends.