Granted a fifth year due to missing his junior season with an injury.
Made first varsity appearance in the 49-7 blowout win over Sacred Heart ... contributed to the two junior varsity wins, collecting a pair of tackles against Middlebury, then racking up three sacks versus Williams.
Sidelined all season by an injury ... served the team as a manager throughout the year.
Continued his development with the jayvee squad ... collected a trio of tackles in a 20-7 win over Middlebury ... made three more stops and recovered a fumble against Williams ... finished the schedule with five tackles in a 34-13 triumph over Bridgton Academy.
Contributed to the efforts of the junior varsity team ... had three tackles in the victory over Williams, then brought down five ball carriers against Bridgton Academy, recording a sack in the process.
Named to the Lorain County first team at defensive tackle ... a second team all-conference selection ... most valuable defensive player for Avon Lake ... also saw time at tight end ... helped team with the conference championship as a senior ... National Football Foundation High School Scholar-Athlete ... won county title in the discus as a junior and also throws shot ... had offers from Bucknell and Duquesne.
History major ... full name is Jake Ryan Young ... born on Aug. 5, 1994 ... son of Donald and Joyce Young has one sister ... anticipates a career in law ... active in youth ministry missions.