Avery Young

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Avery Young
No. 75 – Seattle Seahawks
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1992-11-12) November 12, 1992 (age 25)
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
Roster status: Active
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 for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). 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 the University of Auburn, 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 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]

References

  1. ^ "Saints Add 19 Undrafted Free Agents". NewOrleansSaints.com. 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. 
  6. ^ Smith, Scott (January 3, 2018). "Bucs Sign Eight to Futures Contracts". Buccaneers.com. 
  7. ^ Smith, Scott (April 30, 2018). "Bucs Add 14 Undrafted Free Agents". Buccaneers.com. 
  8. ^ Boyle, John (May 7, 2018). "Seahawks Sign Five Tryout Players From Rookie Minicamp". Seahawks.com. 

External links

  • Auburn Tigers bio
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