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Untitled Document Billy Young
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Quarterback 5-9, 205
1996-99, 3L
Haines City (Haines City HS)

A three-time letterwinner...The former walk-on earned a scholarship in the fall prior to his senior season...Played in 36 regular season games for 199 plays...Also played in the 1998 Citrus Bowl, the 1999 Orange Bowl and the 2000 Citrus Bowl...The holder for all UF placement kicks during the 1997, 1998 and 1999 seasons...A three-time selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll (1996, 1998, 1999)...Graduated in May of 1999 with a degree in special education and was enrolled in graduate school during the fall of 1999...1999 - Was the holder for all UF kick placements...Played in all 12 games for 70 plays...Also played in Citrus Bowl...Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Received a scholarship this August...Saw action at quarterback position vs. Central Florida...Received UF's Goodwill Gators Award on offense during spring drills for his work in the community...1998 - A backup at quarterback who was UF's holder on extra points and field goals... Played in all 11 regular season games for 60 plays...Also played in Orange Bowl... One rush for five yards... 1997 - A backup at quarterback who was UF's holder on extra points and field goals... Saw action in all 11 games for 67 plays... Also played in Citrus Bowl...1996 - Played in two games (Southwestern Louisiana, LSU) for two plays... Prep - Threw for more than 2,000 yards and 27 touchdowns as a two-year starter... Named second-team All-Area in 1993 and 1994... Led 1993 team to quarterfinals of playoffs... High school coach was Tim Hatten... A three-year letterwinner... Was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes... Selected to the Honor Court... Was senior class Vice President and junior class representative... A member of the Student Council... Personal - Born Billy Kash Young, Jr. on May 29, 1977 in Haines City, Florida...Parents - Billy and Selma Young... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes... Enjoys reading his bible in his spare time... Favorite movie is Rocky and favorite sports personality is Cal Ripken, Jr... Major - Received his degree in Special Education in May '99 and was enrolled in Graduate Studies in the fall of 1999.
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