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2 Days 'till FCS football Kickoff

Postby The Cats » Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:18 am

Western Carolina

#2 Connell Young

Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Dudley HS
Height / Weight: 6-0 / 200
Position: WR

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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Re: 2 Days 'till FCS football Kickoff

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Aug 31, 2017 3:32 pm

Montana #2a


Gresch Jensen - QB
RS Freshman
6'2", 218 lbs.
Auburn, WA
Auburn Mountainview HS

'16 Stats:


Montana #2b


Ryan McKinley - CB
6'1", 193 lbs.
Anthem, AZ
Boulder Creek HS

'16 Stats:

24 Tackles (0.5 TFL)
2 INTs, 2 Yds.
4 Pass Def.
1 FF

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