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  Eddie Young
Eddie Young

Player Profile
Hometown:
Berkeley, CA

High School:
Berkeley HS

Weight:
239

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
03/25/1987

Experience:
2005-09

Major:
American Studies


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CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Played in 40 games with 24 starts ... posted career totals included 108 tackles (56 unassisted, 52 assisted), 9.0 tackles for loss (-42 yards), 3.5 sacks (-27 yards), four interceptions that he returned for 82 yards including a 31-yard touchdown in his final collegiate game against Utah in the 2009 Poinsettia Bowl, three pass breakups, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery.

2009 (Game-By-Game Stats): Started all 13 games as a linebacker and recorded career highs in nearly every category, including 56 tackles (31 unassisted, 25 assisted), 6.5 tackles for loss (-27 yards), 2.0 sacks (-13 yards), two interceptions that he returned for 31 yards and a touchdown, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and two pass breakups ... picked up the team's Dink Artal Award along with fullback Brian Holley as a player best exemplifying the Cal spirit ... recorded the interception that he returned 31 yards for a score vs. Utah in the Poinsettia Bowl to give Cal a 14-0 first-quarter lead, while also making seven tackles (all solo) against the Utes ...also had an interception at Arizona State ... recorded a career-high eight stops, forced a fumble, had 1.0 tackle for loss (-1 yard) and added a quarterback hurry vs. USC ... had six tackles, his other forced fumble on the season and 0.5 tackle for loss (-1 yard) at Washington ... had a career-high-tying 1.5 tackles for loss (-6 yards) and a career-high-tying 1.0 sack (-5 yards) vs. Eastern Washington, adding five total tackles in the contest ... had a career-high-tying 1.5 tackles for loss (-8 yards) and five tackles vs. Oregon State, and a career-high-tying 1.0 sacks at UCLA (-8 yards) ... posted five tackles at Oregon ... recorded his pass breakups at UCLA and vs. Arizona, also collecting a fumble recovery against the Wildcats ... had a TFL (-3 yards) at Minnesota.

2008 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in 12 games with 11 starts at outside linebacker and recorded 40 tackles (18 unassisted, 22 assisted), 1.5 tackles for loss (-4 yards), 0.5 sacks (-3 yards), an interception that he returned 17 yards and a forced fumble ... had a season-high seven tackles and 0.5 sacks (-3 yards) vs. Colorado State ... intercepted the first pass of the third quarter in the Big Game vs. Stanford and returned it 17 yards to set up a Cal touchdown ... recorded five tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss (-1 yard) in the regular season finale against Washington, as well five tackles vs. Arizona State ... had four stops on three occasions (vs. Michigan State, at Washington State, at Arizona), with four solo tackles and a forced fumble against the Wildcats.

2007 (Game-By-Game Stats): Saw ample time on the field for the Bears in all 13 games off the bench, recording 12 tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss (-11 yards), 1.0 sack (-11 yards) and a forced fumble ... posted both his first career sack for a loss of 11 yards and his first career forced fumble vs. Louisiana Tech ... tallied a season-high three tackles against Arizona and matched that with three more at Arizona State ... had his first career pass breakup in the Armed Forces Bowl win over Air Force.

2006 (Game-By-Game Stats): Saw his first college action, playing in two games ... made his college debut against Portland State, then saw his next action in the Holiday Bowl vs. Texas A&M, intercepting a pass late in the game and returning it 34 yards to set up the Bears' final TD in a 45-10 victory. 2005: Redshirted ... did not play.

HIGH SCHOOL: Registered 115 tackles and 15.0 sacks as a senior in 2004 for nearby Berkeley High School, which posted an 8-3 record and won the Alameda Contra Costa League championship ... Rivals.com ranked him the No. 62 outside linebacker in the United States and No. 74 overall player in California ... SuperPrep placed him at No. 90 on its list of California's top-100 players ... earned first-team All-ACCAL honors as a junior.

PERSONAL: Full name is Henry Edward Young II ... born March 25, 1987 ... father is Henry Young ... younger brother of former Cal wide receiver Sean Young ... father and brother worked together on a video documentary of the 2009 Cal football season ... major is American Studies.

YOUNG'S CAREER GAME-HIGHS
Tackles: 8 (vs. USC, 2009)
Tackles For Loss: 1.5 (twice, last vs. Oregon State, 2009)
Sacks: 1.0 (three times, last at UCLA, 2009)
Forced Fumbles: 1 (four times, last at Washington, 2009)
Fumble Recoveries: 1 (vs. Arizona, 2009)
Interceptions: 1 (four times, last Poinsettia Bowl vs. Utah, 2009)
Quarterback Hurries: 1 (vs. USC, 2009)
Pass Breakups: 1 (three times, last vs. Arizona, 2009)
Blocked Kicks: None
Points: 6 (Poinsettia Bowl vs. Utah, 2009)

LAST UPDATED: May 22, 2010


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