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Untitled Document Michael Younkin
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Long Snapper 6-0, 234
1996-99, 4L
Winter Park (Winter Park HS)

A four-time letterwinner...Played in 46 regular season games for 425 plays...Also played in 1997 Sugar Bowl, 1998 Citrus Bowl, 1999 Orange Bowl and 2000 Citrus Bowl...The former walk-on was awarded a scholarship in 1997...Handled all the squad's long snapping duties for punts and placekicks for the 1996-99 seasons...1999 - Received UF's Best Effort on Special Teams Award...Handled all of UF's long snapping duties for the fourth consecutive year...Saw action in all 12 games for 122 plays...Also played in Citrus Bowl...One special teams tackle versus Auburn...One special teams tackle against Vanderbilt...One special teams tackle against South Carolina...Earned a letter... 1998 - UF's long snapper... Played in all 11 regular season games for 56 plays... Also played in Orange Bowl...Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Earned a letter... 1997 - Played in all 11 games for 112 plays... Also played in Citrus Bowl... UF's long snapper for both punts and placements for the second straight year... Received UF's Most Reliable Award during spring...Earned a letter... 1996 - Played in all 12 games as squad's top long snapper for 125 plays... Also played in Sugar Bowl... Earned a letter... 1995 - Attended UF but was not part of squad... Prep - A 1995 graduate of Winter Park High School... A three-year letterwinner and a team captain his senior season... Named All-Central Florida Academic... High school coach was Larry Gergely... Personal - Born Michael Allan Younkin on December 1, 1976 in Bosier City, Louisiana... Parents - Ross Younkin and Terry Hobbs... Enjoys going to the beach and traveling in his spare time... A member of Sigma Chi Fraternity... Favorite sports personality is Dick Vitale... Favorite television show is Seinfeld... Major - Exercise Sciences.
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