Jimmy Young
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Jimmy Young

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monroe, La.

High School:
Ouachita Parish High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 208

Position:
WR

Experience:
3L


2010: Honorable-mention All-Mountain West Conference selection ... invited to the NFL Combine ... played in the Eastham Energy College All-Star Game in Tempe, Ariz. ... one of only three players to play in all 52 games the last four seasons, joining fellow wide receivers Curtis Clay and Bart Johnson ... moved into second place on TCU's career list for receiving yards (2,259), behind only Mike Renfro (2,739, 1974-77) ... closed his career fifth all-time at TCU with 147 receptions ... his 13 career touchdowns tied him with LaTarence Dunbar (1999-02) and Kelly Blackwell (1988-91) for fifth at TCU ... placed third on the Frogs with 32 receptions for 486 yards ... had a season-best five receptions in TCU's two biggest wins of the season, the 21-19 Rose Bowl triumph over Wisconsin and the 47-7 victory at Utah ... his five catches totaled 57 yards against the Badgers ... recorded five catches for 84 yards with an 11-yard touchdown at Utah ... had at least one catch in 12 of the 13 games with multiple receptions in eight contests, including the final seven of the season ... tied for third on the team with four receiving touchdowns ... had a 39-yard score with his lone catch at Colorado State ... scored on a 14-yard reception as part of three catches in the 31-3 win versus BYU ... recorded two receptions for 54 yards, including a season-long 45-yard grab, in the 66-17 victory at New Mexico.

2009: Honorable-mention All-Mountain West Conference ... tied for second on TCU with 33 receptions, moving him into eighth place on TCU's career list with 115 catches ... also climbed into seventh place in receiving yards with 1,830 ... had at least one catch in 12 of the 13 games with multiple receptions in 10 contests ... tied for second on TCU with three receiving touchdowns ... had 31- and 36-yard scores in the opening two contests against Virginia and Texas State, respectively ... had six catches for 113 yards on a frozen field in single-digit wind chill at Air Force ... scored on a 12-yard reception as part of four catches in the 38-7 win at BYU ... recorded three receptions for 48 yards in the 55-28 victory over Utah ... closed the season with four grabs for 68 yards in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.

2008: Honorable-mention All-Mountain West Conference ... missed by 12 yards of recording just the second 1,000-yard receiving season in TCU history ... his team-best 988 yards still ranked second on the Horned Frogs' single-season chart (Reggie Harrell, 1,012, 2003) ... his team-best 59 receptions nearly doubled the next-closest Frog (Ryan Christian, 30) ... the 59 grabs tied for the fourth-best total in TCU history and the most since Cory Rodgers had 61 in 2004 ... the first Frog with 50 catches in a season since Quentily Harmon (52) in 2006 ... placed fifth in the MWC and 41st nationally in receiving yards per game (76.0)?... was seventh in the MWC in receptions per contest (4.5) ... set a TCU single-game record with 226 yards receiving to go with three touchdowns on five catches in a 54-7 win over Wyoming ... the 226 yards represented the high game by a Mountain West Conference player during the season and the sixth-best effort in the nation in 2008 ... scored on receptions of 60, 55 and 39 yards ... also had a season-long 65-yard grab against the Cowboys ... all five of his touchdown receptions on the season came in the last six contests ... had four 100-yard receiving games on the year, the most by a Frog since Rodgers in 2004 ... posted a career-high seven grabs for 104 yards versus Stephen F. Austin ... totaled six receptions for 111 yards at Oklahoma ... closed the regular season with five catches for 100 yards in the 44-10 win over Air Force ... recorded five grabs for 62 yards in the 17-16 Poinsettia Bowl victory over Boise State ... had a 25-yard touchdown reception on TCU's first play from scrimmage in the 32-7 win over BYU ... contributed a 13-yard scoring grab in the 44-14 win at UNLV ... had at least four receptions in 11 of 13 games.

2007: Tied for fifth on the Frogs with 23 receptions ... his 14.1 yards per catch mark was the best among TCU's top-six receivers ... had at least one catch in 12 of the 13 games ... totaled eight contests with multiple receptions ... his first collegiate touchdown was also the Frogs' longest play from scrimmage on the season, a 70-yard connection with Andy Dalton in the 38-36 win at Stanford ... totaled three receptions for 110 yards on the day ... it was TCU's highest total for receiving yards in a game in nearly two years (Cory Rodgers, 128 at Air Force, Oct. 22, 2005) ... it also represented the most receiving yards by a redshirt freshman at TCU since Rodgers had 171 yards on six catches in a 2003 win at Houston ... also had three-reception games in wins over SMU and UNLV ... made his collegiate debut with two receptions for 35 yards in the 27-0 win over Baylor.

2006: Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School: First-team all-state as a senior ... also received first-team all-district and All-Northeast Louisiana honors ... totaled 83 receptions for 939 yards and five touchdowns ... a two-year letterman in football and track ... has an uncle, Oliver Lawrence, who played at LSU and one year in the National Football League ... chose TCU over Missiissippi State, Arkansas State, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana-Monroe and Tulsa.

Personal: Parents are Roy and Mary Smith... majoring in communications.


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