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#8 Louis Young

Louis Young - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 6-1
Weight 196
Birthdate 10/09/1991
Hometown Washington, D.C.
Last School Good Counsel
Year Senior
Height / Weight 6-1 / 196
Louis Young - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Young happy to get full Tech effect – AJC (Aug. 6, 2010)

A three-year starter at cornerback… played in 49 career games with 34 starts… had 134 career tackles, four interceptions and 12 pass break-ups… has good strength and athleticism… made an immediate impact as a true freshman in 2010.

2013 (senior): Played and started in all 13 games… recorded 40 tackles and two interceptions… recorded five tackles at eventual ACC Coastal Division champion Duke (Sept. 14)… had an interception and a career-high three pass break-ups vs. North Carolina (Sept. 21)… recorded his second interception of the season in Tech[apos]s 56-0 shutout of Syracuse (Oct. 19)… had seven tackles and pass break-up at Virginia (Oct. 26).

2012 (junior): Played in 12 games and started the final nine games of the season… missed the Middle Tennessee State game (Sept. 29) with an injury… recorded 32 tackles, including 21 solo tackles… had one interception, one fumble recovery and two pass break-ups… recorded his second career interception in the win over Virginia (Sept. 15)… recovered a fumble and had four tackles vs. Boston College (Oct. 20)… recorded five tackles at Maryland (Nov. 3)… had a season-high six tackles at Georgia (Nov. 24)… broke up a pass and had four tackles vs. USC in the Hyundai Sun Bowl.

2011 (sophomore): Started the first 12 games of the season… did not play in the Hyundai Sun Bowl because of a violation of team rules… finished the season with 52 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss, one interception, five pass break-ups, one quarterback hurry and one forced fumble… recorded six tackles, including a half-tackle for loss, in the season opener vs. Western Carolina (Sept. 1)… had five tackles including a tackle for loss in key road win at NC State (Oct. 1)… registered six tackles vs. Maryland (Oct. 8)… had six tackles and forced a fumble in win over sixth-ranked Clemson (Oct. 29)… credited with seven tackles in ACC road win at Duke (Nov. 19)… got his first career interception to go along with three tackles vs. Georgia (Nov. 26).

2010 (true freshman): Played in 12 games as a back-up at corner and a member of special teams… recorded 10 tackles… recorded two tackles vs. NC State (Sept. 25)… had a career-high three tackles vs. Middle Tennessee State (Oct. 16)… registered a pair of tackles in the win over Duke (Nov. 20).

High School: Good Counsel HS… ranked as the No. 13 cornerback prospect nationally by… ranked as the No. 19 cornerback nationally by… named all-state and the state defensive player of the year… 2009 Montgomery County Player of the Year… MVP of the Maryland Crab Bowl Game… led Good Counsel to a conference title in 2009… played three seasons of football for coach Bob Milloy… also played three seasons of basketball.

Personal: Full name is Louis James Young III… likes to go by [quote]Lou[quote]… son of Louis Young and Terri Odom… born Oct. 9, 1991 in Washington, D.C… has one brother, Cody Young… majoring in business management.

Career Highs
Tackles: 7 three times, last at at Virginia, Oct. 26, 2013
Solo Tackles: 5 at BYU, Oct. 12, 2013
TFL: 1.0, five times
PB: 3 vs. UNC, Sept. 21, 2013
FF: 1 vs. Clemson, Oct. 29, 2011
INT: 1, four times, last vs. Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2013


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