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Mike Young Athlete Profile

#12 Mike Young

Position: Quarterback Height: 6-1 Weight: 190 Roster Years: 1982 | 1984-1987 Hometown: Greenwich, CT


Parents are LeGrande and Sherry...father led BYU in rushing and total offense in '59 with over 400 yards...brother, Steve, is a former BYU All-American now playing quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers...great-great-great grandson of Mormon Colonizer Brigham Young...served an LDS mission to Honduras ('83-'84)...married to the former Shayne Robert...recruited by Princeton, Utah, Utah State, Arizona, Syracuse and Boston College...majoring in business.

1982 | Freshman Year

Shared jayvee quarterback duties with Bob Jensen and Jeff Wilcox.

1984 | Redshirt Year


1985 | Sophomore Year

Played in two junior varsity games and completed 32 of 52 passes for 478 yards and five touchdowns before being sidelined with a broken collarbone...had 404 yards passing against the Air Force jayvee.

1986 | Junior Year

Played as a backup...threw a 37-yard TD pass vs. Washington...suffered a spinal contusion in that game...was eight of 14 for 115 yards with one TD and one interception.