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Roderick Young
Roderick  Young
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Spring, TX

High School:
Dekaney HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 294

Position:
DT


2016:
• Posted 38 total tackles (15 solo) with a half sack and three-and-a-half tackles for loss in 13 games for the Mean Green, 12 of which starts
• Made five tackles (four solo) on 12/27 vs. Army in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl
• Posted two stops in the regular season finale at UTEP on 11/26
• Recorded two tackles, one of which was for loss in the win on 11/19 vs. Southern Miss
• Had a tackle and a quarterback hurry at WKU on 11/12
• Posted a career-high six tackles vs. La Tech on 11/5
• Recorded four stops including a half sack on 10/29 at UTSA
• Posted a then-season-high five tackles at Army on 10/22
• Made two tackles vs. Marshall on 10/8 in the win

 Had two tackles on 10/1 vs. MTSU
 Recorded two tackles in the double OT win at Rice on 9/24
 Posted three tackles at No. 23 Florida on 9/17

• Made one tackle vs. Bethune-Cookman on 9/10
 Recorded three tackles in his season debut on 9/3 vs. SMU, his first start of the year

2015:

• Played in 11 games for the Mean Green, starting the first two games of his career against Southern Miss and Tennessee
• Totaled 18 tackles, including 11 solo, with 2.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 sacks, two quarterback hurries and a fumble recovery
• Recorded the first tackle for loss and sack of his career at SMU

• Also recorded a career-high four tackles with a tackle for loss and two quarterback hurries at Marshall

High School:

• Rated as one of the top-100 Houston-area recruits by the Houston Chronicle
• Was named first team all-district as a senior with 32 tackles, five tackles for loss and three sacks
• Was a team captain
• As a junior he finished with 21 tackles and three tackles for a loss

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