Joe Young
No. 35     
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-06-02) June 2, 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth: Durham, North Carolina
Career information
College: Rutgers
Undrafted in 2011
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Indianapolis Colts ( 2011 2013)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Total tackles     66
Pass deflections     4
Interceptions     2

Joe Young (born Joe Lefeged, June 2, 1988) is a former American football safety. Young is better known by his former surname Lefeged.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Young was born Joe Legefed in Durham, North Carolina[1][2] and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland.[3][4][5] He attended The Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland and then Northwest High School in Germantown, Maryland and was the Washington Post All-Met Defensive Player of the Year.

Lefeged played college football at Rutgers.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Indianapolis Colts[edit | edit source]

Young was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent on July 29, 2011.

Young started four games in the 2012 season.

On June 29, 2013, Young was arrested in Washington, D.C., after fleeing police during a traffic stop, on five charges; carrying a firearm without a license, having an unregistered firearm, having unregistered ammunition, presence of a firearm in a motor vehicle and possession of an open container of alcohol.[6]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit | edit source]

On January 15, 2014, Young signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was released on August 24.

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