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Former walk-on, who joined the team during the 2009 fall camp ... Hard-nosed fullback who specializes in blocking ... Has great hands ... A leader on and off the field ... Has 18 career starts ... A scholar-athlete.
2012: Had 18 catches for 108 yards and three touchdowns and two carries for 13 yards ... Helped the Aztecs rush for a school-record 2,874 yards ... Logged snaps in the opener at Washington and caught one pass for a 2-yard loss ... Had two catches in a start against Army, including an 8-yard touchdown reception ... Had an 8-yard catch and a 3-yard rush against North Dakota in a reserve role ... Caught two balls for a career-high 29 yards, including a career-long 22-yarder, against San Jose State ... Started at Fresno State without recording a stat ... Caught a 1-yard pass in a start vs. Hawai'i ... Had two receptions for 14 yards, including a 7-yard TD catch vs. Colorado State ... Came off the bench at Nevada and had a career-long 10-yard rush and a 1-yard catch ... Made the start against UNLV but did not have a stat ... Had a career-high three receptions at Boise State for 17 yards ... Had three catches once again vs. Air Force for 10 yards, including a 2-yard touchdown grab ... Caught a 5-yard pass at Wyoming ... Had an 8-yard catch vs. Brigham Young in the Poinsettia Bowl.
2011: Former walk-on, who was placed on scholarship before the start of the fall semester ... Played in all 13 games, rushing 16 times for 43 yards and two touchdowns ... Also caught 11 passes for 63 yards and another score ... Played on both offense and special teams in the opener with Cal Poly ... First career starts at Army and vs. Washington State and Michigan ... Had his best career game thus far against TCU, scoring his first touchdown on his first career catch, while also recording the longest rush of his career (9 yards) and forcing a fumble on punt coverage to set up another Aztec score ... Had a catch (4 yards) and a rush (1 yard) for the second-straight game at Air Force ... Carried twice for a career-high 11 yards vs. Wyoming ... Had a career-high three carries and scored his first career rushing touchdown vs. New Mexico ... Caught a career-high two passes for 16 yards and ran two times for 6 yards at Colorado State ... Also caught a two-point conversion from punter/holder Brian Stahovich on a botched PAT ... Had two catches for 10 yards, including a career-long 13-yard pass vs. Boise State ... Also carried two balls for 4 yards ... Ran two times for 2 yards and had a 3-yard catch at UNLV ... Carried twice for 3 yards and a touchdown, and caught two passes for 8 yards against Fresno State ... Had one rush for no yards and two catches for a career-high 21 yards in the New Orleans Bowl.
2010: Primarily played on special teams, logging minutes in 12 outings ... Made his Aztec debut vs. Nicholls ... Did not play at Wyoming ... First career carry for one yard in the regular-season finale vs. UNLV ... Rushed once for three yards against Navy.
2009: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: Lettered three times and served as a team captain twice at Glendora High School in Glendora, Calif. ... Played both linebacker and fullback for the Tartans ... Tabbed Sierra League defensive co-MVP as a senior at linebacker ... Also was first-team all-conference as a fullback ... First-team all-CIF and all-area in 2007 and 2008 ... Team won its league title his final two seasons.
Personal: Born July 29, 1991, in Pasadena, Calif. ... Son of Daryl and Maureen Young ... Is a criminal justice major.