Avery Young

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Avery Young
Free agent
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1992-11-12) November 12, 1992 (age 26)
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school: Palm Beach Gardens (FL)
College: Auburn
Undrafted: 2016
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Games played: 0
Games started: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Avery Young (born November 12, 1992) is an American football tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Auburn, and was signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2016. He is also the younger brother of former defensive end Willie Young.

College career

At Auburn University, Young was a three-year starter at both tackle and guard and served as the starting right tackle during his senior year.

Professional career

New Orleans Saints

Young signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2016.[1] He suffered a knee injury at his Pro Day and spent his entire rookie season on the Saints' non-football injury list. On February 27, 2017, Young was released by the Saints.[2]

Miami Dolphins

On March 21, 2017, Young signed with the Miami Dolphins.[3] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[4]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

On December 20, 2017, Young was signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' practice squad.[5] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Buccaneers on January 3, 2018.[6] He was waived on April 30, 2018.[7]

Seattle Seahawks

On May 7, 2018, Young signed with the Seattle Seahawks.[8] He was waived/injured on August 1, 2018 and placed on injured reserve.[9] He was released on August 14, 2018.


  1. ^ "Saints Add 19 Undrafted Free Agents". NewOrleansSaints.com. May 2, 2016. Archived from the original on September 24, 2017. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  2. ^ Katzenstein, Josh (February 27, 2017). "New Orleans Saints waive offensive lineman Avery Young". NOLA.com. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  3. ^ Kelly, Omar (March 21, 2017). "Dolphins sign offensive lineman Avery Young, a former Palm Beach Gardens High standout". Sun-Sentinel.com.
  4. ^ "Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. September 2, 2017.
  5. ^ Smith, Scott (December 20, 2017). "Standout Rookies Among Five Bucs Headed to IR". Buccaneers.com. Archived from the original on December 23, 2017.
  6. ^ Smith, Scott (January 3, 2018). "Bucs Sign Eight to Futures Contracts". Buccaneers.com. Archived from the original on March 8, 2018.
  7. ^ Smith, Scott (April 30, 2018). "Bucs Add 14 Undrafted Free Agents". Buccaneers.com. Archived from the original on June 12, 2018.
  8. ^ Boyle, John (May 7, 2018). "Seahawks Sign Five Tryout Players From Rookie Minicamp". Seahawks.com.
  9. ^ Boyle, John (August 1, 2018). "Seahawks Sign Guard J.R. Sweezy, Waive/Injured Guard Avery Young". Seahawks.com.

External links

  • Auburn Tigers bio
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