48 - Kenny Younger Position: Fullback
Class: Sophomore
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 229 lbs.
High School: Mills Godwin
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
photo One of Tech's strongest freshmen last season ... Was used as a defensive end on the scout team during the fall because of Tech's needs at the position ... Moved to fullback for the spring ... Has made a positive impression since joining the team as a walk-on ... Earned Super Iron Hokie honors in the weight room ... Could find a spot on special teams this fall ... Will also be given a close look at fullback when practice resumes.

2006: Practiced at defensive end during the fall ... Was in on a pair of tackles in the jayvee win over Hargrave ... Bench pressed 400 pounds and had a 600-pound back squat during spring strength and conditioning testing ... Worked at fullback during the spring.

High School: Earned all-district honors as a running back for Coach Will Kitchen ... Rushed for 591 yards on 67 carries as a senior ... Added 392 yards on 41 attempts his junior season ... Helped the team to a district title in 2003 ... Also competed in baseball, wrestling and track and field.

Personal: Kenny Wayne Younger ... Born 5/11/88 in Richmond, VA ... Son of Ken and Jamie Younger ... A sociology major.

Tackles G UT AT Tot. Loss Sacks
2007 14 1 0 1 0-0 0-0

K.O. Ret. G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2008 12 1 13 13.0 0 13