|Date of birth:April 25, 1965|
|Place of birth: Newport, Arkansas|
|NFL Draft: 1987 / Round: 12 / Pick: 317|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
| As player:|
* Pittsburgh Steelers (1987)
| As coach:|
* University of Arkansas (1990–1991)
(Graduate assistant coach)
| As administrator:|
* Buffalo Bills (2011–present)
|Career highlights and awards|
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Coaching career[edit | edit source]
Following his professional career, Young moved into the coaching ranks, serving as an assistant at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and Clemson University, where he was hired by his former college coach, Ken Hatfield. He spent twelve years coaching for the Rice University Owls, remaining an assistant on Hatfield's staff. Young joined the staff of Baylor University as defensive ends coach in 2008. On January 12, 2011, Baylor announced that Young was among several coaches being let go under new defensive coordinator, Phil Bennett.
It was announced in June 2011, that Young joined the college scouting staff of the Buffalo Bills NFL team, where he participated in the NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship program in 1996. His primary scouting region includes Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota and the Dakotas.
[edit | edit source]
- Theo Young Profile - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com
- Theo Young, TE at NFL.com
References[edit | edit source]
- "Theo Young". pro-football-reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/Y/YounTh20.htm. Retrieved October 21, 2008.
- "Theo Young". nfl.com. http://www.nfl.com/players/theoyoung/profile?id=YOU597411. Retrieved October 21, 2008.
- "1987 NFL Player Draft". databasefootball.com. Archived from the original on December 11, 2008. https://web.archive.org/web/20081211165547/http://www.databasefootball.com/draft/draftyear.htm?lg=NFL&yr=1987. Retrieved October 21, 2008.
- "Theo Young". databasefootball.com. Archived from the original on November 22, 2011. https://web.archive.org/web/20111122051308/http://databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=YOUNGTHE01. Retrieved October 21, 2008.
- "Five More Named To Football Staff". baylorbears.cstv.com. January 10, 2008. http://baylorbears.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/011008aaa.html. Retrieved October 21, 2008.
- "Briles Adds Two New Coaches to Staff". baylorbears.cstv.com. January 12, 2011. http://www.baylorbears.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/011211aae.html. Retrieved January 29, 2011.
- "Bills add scout to personnel department". buffalobills.com. June 16, 2011. http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-2/Bills-add-scout-to-personnel-department/dd0b421e-5730-4f78-b991-437b93def57b. Retrieved September 8, 2011.
- "Bills Hire Veteran Coach as Scout". BuffaloNews.com. June 16, 2011. http://www.buffalonews.com/sports/bills-nfl/article457526.ece. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
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