Yellow Jackets have reason to be optimistic in 2013
Jemea Thomas' versatility, role and comfort level have grown at Georgia Tech
Yellow Jackets one-third through spring drills
Newest crop of Yellow Jackets is balanced, fills needs
Yellow Jackets played from start to finish and with greater purpose at Maryland
Georgia Tech CB Louis Young and QB Tevin Washington Postgame after win over Maryland - 10/8/11
Georgia Tech Overwhelms USC for 21-7 Sun Bowl Victory
Tevin Washington threw for a touchdown pass and ran for another in the win.
2012 ACC Championship (Photos by Danny Karnik)
Georgia Tech vs. Boston College
A returning two-year starter at cornerback...has a chance to be one of the better defensive backs in the ACC... has good strength and athleticism... made an immediate impact as a true freshman in 2010.
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.
Tackles: 7 at Duke, Nov. 19, 2011
TFL: 1.0 at NC State, Oct. 1, 2011; 1.0 at Miami, Oct. 22, 2011
PB: 2 at Miami, Oct. 22, 2011
FF: 1 vs. Clemson, Oct. 29, 2011
INT: 1 vs. Georgia, Nov. 26, 2011; 1 vs. Virginia, Sept. 15, 2012
INT Return: 3 vs. Virginia, Sept. 15, 2012