Has the potential to be an outstanding player during his career ... Needs to add bulk to his frame ... Is extremely athletic for a big man ... Can score inside or outside ... One of the most decorated basketball players in Marshall County history ... One of the state's top post players as a senior.
Started 20 games and played in 28 ... Averaged 4.6 rebounds per game, which was third on the team ... Scored a career-high 12 points on 6-of-7 shooting at Virginia Commonwealth, and only other double figure game was 10 points at Tennessee Wesleyan ... Scored in 25 of 28 games played ... Had double figures in rebounds three times, including career 12 rebounds at Chattanooga.
Took a medical redshirt.
MARSHALL COUNTY HS
Played for coach Ray Steely at Marshall County ... Averaged 17 points, 11 rebounds, and five blocks as a senior ... Torched opponents by shooting 64 percent from the floor ... Set the single game rebounding record with 23 ... Also holds the single game blocks record with 10 ... Ranks third in career scoring and second in career rebounding at MCHS ... Named to the Tennessee Coaches Association All-Star Team ... Represented the state in the Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Game ... First Team All-State as a senior ... Third Team All-State as a junior ... Tennessee Coaches Association AA/A Player of the Year as a senior ... Two year Tennessean All-Midstate selection ... Two-time Region MVP ... Twice named Distrtict 9AA MVP ... Three-year selection to the All-District team ... Chose Middle Tennessee over Texas Tech, NC State, and Utah and nearly 80 other schools ... Graduated fifth in his class ... Selected for the Army ROTC Award as Marshall County's top Scholar-Athlete ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Born 8/13/83 ... Son of Spence and Peggy Young ... Father Spence played basketball at Vanderbilt ... Brother Ryan played basketball at Carson-Newman ... Enjoys playing golf in his spare time.