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Connell Young
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Connell  Young

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Greensboro, N.C.

High School:
Dudley HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
WR


04/07/2018

Spring Game Scrimmage Highlights WCU's 12th Practice Session

Offense scores five TDs, defense with three takeaways in the scrimmage

03/24/2018

Spring Football Practice Update #5: Friday, March 23

Catamounts hold scrimmage as a part of fully-padded practice

03/19/2018

Spring Football Practice Update #3: Monday, March 19

WCU worked through its fifth practice session of the spring on Monday

03/17/2018

Spring Football Practice Update #2: Saturday, March 17

Catamounts are four practices in, enter second week Monday

11/18/2017

Catamount Football Drops Season Finale at North Carolina, 65-10

Detrez Newsome eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark with 107 rushing yards

11/18/2017

Catamount Football vs. UNC (USATSI)

Western Carolina vs. UNC photos: USA Today Sports Images

09/16/2017

Catamount Football Wins at Gardner-Webb

Western Carolina football snapped a seven-game road losing skid with a 42-27 win at Gardner-Webb on Saturday night.

2017 (Sophomore): Selected to the preseason third team All-Southern Conference by College Sports Madness.

2016 (Freshman): Played in all 11 games as an offensive reserve and on special teams ... Rushed 44 times for 155 yards and four touchdowns ... Carried the ball a career-high eight times twice against both Chattanooga (Oct. 28) and at Furman (Nov. 12), recording a career-best 42 rushing yards ... Caught one pass out of the backfield at Furman (Nov. 12) for 24 yards ... Scored two rushing touchdowns against SEC-foe, South Carolina (Nov. 19) ... Added five kick returns for 98 yards with a pair of punt returns ... Finished with 282 all-purpose yards on the year ... Was named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team as a return specialist ... Made the transition to wide receiver during spring practice, but did not see action in the annual Spring Game.

Prior to Western Carolina: Rushed for 2,431 yards as a senior on just 237 carries, averaging an astounding 10.3 yards per carry in helping lead Dudley HS to a 13-2 record and berth in the 4-A west regional final ... Scored 27 rushing touchdowns ... Made 40 receptions for 771 yards and seven TDs, averaging 19.3 yards per reception ... As a junior, rushed for 1,051 yards and 11 touchdowns ... Listed as a three-star athlete by 247sports.com ... High school coach was Steve Davis.

Personal: Full name is Connell Jamale Young Jr. ... Is the son of Connell Sr. and Likishen Young ... Has a younger sister, Nisha.

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