Roderick Young
Roderick  Young

Spring, TX

High School:
Dekaney HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 297



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• Started all 14 games and finished with 48 tackles, 6.5 for loss with 2.0 sacks and eight quarterback hurries while garnering all-conference honorable mention status from C-USA's coaches
• Member of the team's leadership council
• Made two tackles and recorded a quarterback hurry in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl vs. Troy on 12/16
• Posted three tackles in the C-USA Championship Game at Florida Atlantic on 12/2

• Had three tackles, 1.0 for loss, in the win at Rice on 11/25
• Equaled his season-high in tackles with seven on 11/18 in the win over Army West Point
• Made four stops in the win vs. UTEP on 11/11
• Posted five tackles, 3.0 for loss and a sack, on 11/4 at La Tech in a win
• Had three tackles and a quarterback hurry in the win on 10/28 vs. Old Dominion
• Made one stop at Florida Atlantic on 10/21
• Posted three tackles and a quarterback hurry in the win vs. UT San Antonio on 10/14
• Had one tackle, the first sack of his season in the road win on 9/30 at Southern Miss
• Made three tackles and had four quarterback hurries in the win vs. UAB on 9/23
• Had seven tackles, 1.5 of which were for loss at Iowa on 9/16
• Made four stops at SMU on 9/9 with a quarterback hurry
• Posted two tackles in his season debut, a start at nose, on 9/2 vs. Lamar


• 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

• 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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