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Antwon Young

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:
Plantation

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
01/27/1987

Villanova: Possesses great athleticism; Has a very strong throwing arm; Has a good understanding of the Villanova offense; Enters the season No. 2 on the depth chart at quarterback.

2008: Started three of the 10 games he played in and completed 67-of-112 (59.8%) for 806 yards with four touchdowns and seven interceptions to go with 47 rushes for 120 yards and three touchdowns; His three starts came against West Virginia, Lehigh and Penn; Completed 17-of-33 for 218 yards and two interceptions and 18 carries for 13 yards and one score in season opener at WVU; Completed a career-high 22 passes in a career-best 35 attempts for 231 yards with one touchdown and one interception and nine carries for negative 13 yards against Lehigh; Went 15-of-26 for 172 yards with one touchdown and a career-high four interceptions to go with eight carries for 38 yards and one score at Penn; Completed 5-of-8 for 98 yards and two touchdowns and two rushes for 10 yards at Rhode Island; Went 3-of-3 for 49 yards and had one rush for nine yards at Northeastern; Completed 3-of-4 passes for 40 yards and had three carries for 14 yards and a touchdown agaisnt New Hampshire; Had two carries for negative one yard against Towson; Completed 1-of-2 for negative five yards and had one rush for negative five yards at Delaware; Posted two rushes for 44 yards in first round of the NCAA playoffs versus Colgate; Completed 1-of-1 for three yards and had one rush for 11 yards versus James Madison in second round of NCAA playoffs.

2007: Started all six games that he played in and completed 99-of-153 (64.7%) for 1,192 yards to go with 14 touchdowns and four interceptions; Also had 151 yards rushing on 72 carries and two touchdowns; Completed 17-of-28 for 176 yards with one touch-down and one interception to go with nine carries for -13 yards rushing at Maryland; Was 15-of-22 for 257 yards and three touchdown passes to go with 15 rushes for 55 yards at Lehigh; Tallied 16 completions in 22 attempts for 178 yards (2 TD/ 1 int) and had 18 carries for 40 yards versus Maine; Completed 16-of-32 for 241 yards to go with four touchdowns and one interception versus Penn; Was 15-of-23 for 124 yards and one interception at JMU: Completed 20-of-26 for 216 yards and four touchdowns and had five rushes for 38 yards and one score before suffering a season-ending knee injury in the third quarter versus William & Mary.

2006: Redshirted.

2005: Played in five games and completed 7-of-12 for 76 yards and had five carries for 27 yards; Completed 3-of-6 for 33 yards and had two carries for 11 yards at New Hampshire; Completed 3-of-5 for 39 yards and had three carries for 16 yards at Towson; Went 1-of-1 for four yards against Delaware.

Plantation High School: Second team All-County; Two-time Tiger Woods Foundation Award; Led county in yards and touchdowns (over 1,500 yards/23 TD); Kids of Character Award.

Personal: Graduated in May, 2009 with a Communications degree; Currently pursuing an Economics degree; Son of Regina Young and grandson of Shirley Young; Born 1/27/87 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

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