96 - Justin Young Position: Defensive Tackle
Class: r-Freshman
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 280 lbs.
High School: Northwest
Hometown: Germantown, Md.
photo Could put himself in contention for the fourth tackle spot with a good summer preparation and some physical play during preseason workouts ... Had an up-and-down spring ... Is smart and has the tools to get the job done ... Needs to turn himself loose and create some havoc along the line ... Will benefit from the strength and conditioning program ... Will get chance to make an impression when practice resumes.

2007: Redshirted in the fall ... Worked briefly at end before being moved inside to tackle ... Moved back to end midway through the fall ... Spent the spring as a tackle ... Turned in a tackle and a quarterback hurry durng the Maroon-White game.

High School: As a senior defensive lineman for Coach Randy Trivers, he recorded 46 tackles, including three sacks and three other tackles for loss ... Forced three fumbles and picked off two passes ... Preserved a win over Damascus High with a quarterback sack ... Had a touchdown reception and a two-point conversion catch as a tight end ... Named honorable mention All-Met by The Washington Post as a defensive lineman ... Earned second-team "Big School" all-state honors ... Had 23 tackles, including four for loss, as a junior ... Returned an interception and a fumble for touchdowns ... Helped team to a state title in 2004 and a region championship in 2006 ... Listed as the No. 33 strongside defensive end in the country and the No. 9 player in the state of Maryland by Rivals ... Rated the No. 10 player in the Maryland/DC/Delaware area by Scout ... Listed as the No. 10 overall player on the Mid-Atlantic 36 by SuperPrep ... An All-Atlantic Region selection by PrepStar.

Personal: Justin Marcell Young ... Born 11/21/89 in Silver Spring, MD ... Son of Damon and Karen Young ... Is studying business.