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Louis Young
Louis Young

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Washington, D.C.

High School:
Good Counsel

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 196

Position:
CB

Birthdate:
10/09/1991



10/13/2013

#STINGDAILY: Gut-Check Time

At 3-3 overall, the Yellow Jackets' backs are against the wall.

08/26/2013

#STINGDAILY: Golden White

Sophomore corner D.J. White can't wait any longer to cash in on his potential

07/15/2013

#STINGDAILY: Countdown To A Countdown

Isaiah Johnson is rehabbing to be ready for his final season on the Flats.

04/20/2013

#STINGDAILY: Odds & Ends From Tech's Spring Game

Yellow Jackets have reason to be optimistic in 2013

04/16/2013

#STINGDAILY: Out Of His Shell

Jemea Thomas' versatility, role and comfort level have grown at Georgia Tech

10/08/2011

CB Louis Young and QB Tevin Washington Postgame after win over Maryland

Georgia Tech CB Louis Young and QB Tevin Washington Postgame after win over Maryland - 10/8/11

12/30/2013

Georgia Tech vs. Ole Miss - Music City Bowl

Georgia Tech falls to Ole Miss in the Music City Bowl, 25-17

10/26/2013

Georgia Tech vs. Virginia - UTSI

Georgia Tech vs. Virginia - UTSI

10/19/2013

Georgia Tech vs. Syracuse - UTSI

Georgia Tech vs. Syracuse - UTSI

09/26/2013

Georgia Tech vs Virginia Tech (Photos by Danny Karnik)

Georgia Tech Falls to Virginia Tech In Whiteout Game, 17-10

12/31/2012

2012 Sun Bowl - Georgia Tech vs USC (Photos by Danny Karnik)

Georgia Tech Overwhelms USC for 21-7 Sun Bowl Victory

  • 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'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 Rivals.com... ranked as the No. 19 cornerback nationally by Scout.com... 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 "Lou"... 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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