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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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  • Tue., Dec. 02, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Wed., Dec. 03, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., Dec. 04, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., Dec. 05, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

Players

Darrel Young
FB #36
Height:
5-11
Weight:
251
Age:
27
College:
Villanova
Hometown:
Amityville, NY, USA
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2014):

CAR
6
YDS
17
AVG
2.8
TDS
1

Transactions:

  • Entered the NFL with the Washington Redskins as a college free agent on May 6, 2009.
  • Waived by the Redskins on September 5, 2009, but signed to the team’s practice squad on September 7, 2009.
  • Released from the Redskins’ practice squad on September 24, 2009.
  • Signed with the Redskins as a free agent on January 5, 2010.
  • Re-signed with the Redskins as a restricted free agent on March 11, 2013.

Transactions:

  • Entered the NFL with the Washington Redskins as a college free agent on May 6, 2009.
  • Waived by the Redskins on September 5, 2009, but signed to the team’s practice squad on September 7, 2009.
  • Released from the Redskins’ practice squad on September 24, 2009.
  • Signed with the Redskins as a free agent on January 5, 2010.
  • Re-signed with the Redskins as a restricted free agent on March 11, 2013.

 

PRO

  • One of the league's most dynamic fullbacks, who transitioned to the position after playing linebacker at Villanova.
  • Enters 2014 having played in 58 career regular season games with 23 starts.
  • Through 2013, has totaled 36 rushes for 153 yards (4.3 avg) and four rushing touchdowns, as well as 28 receptions for 329 yards (11.8 avg) and four receiving touchdowns in his career.
  • Tied a Redskins single-game record with three rushing touchdowns in an overtime win vs. San Diego in 2013.

2013 (Redskins)

  •  Played in 13 games with seven starts.
  • Added 12 carries for 41 yards (3.4 avg) with three rushing touchdowns and four receptions for 71 yards (17.8 avg) and one touchdown.

2012 (Redskins)

  • Played in 16 games with eight starts, becoming one of the most quietly efficient pieces of a Washington attack that was the first in NFL history with 3,600 passing yards and 1,700 rushing yards.
  • Had career-highs in rushes (14) and rushing yards (60) while also adding eight receptions for 109 yards (13.6 avg) with a career-high two receiving touchdowns.
  • Started and had one carry for three yards in his first career postseason game in the NFC Wild Card Round vs. SEA (1/6).

2011 (Redskins)

  • Set career-highs in rushing attempts and yards with six rushes for 33 yards and career-highs in receptions and receiving yards with 15 for 146.
  • Saw action at fullback and helped lead block for a rushing attack that totaled 35 carries and 172 yards in Week 2 against Arizona.
  • Started at fullback against Dallas in Week 11 and caught a career-long 27 yard reception.
  • Rushed for the first touchdown of his career against the New York Giants in Week 15.
  • Recorded a career-high four receptions for 40 yards in Week 17 against Philadelphia.
  • Helped pave the way for running back Evan Royster to rush for two consecutive 100 yard games.

 

2010 (Redskins)

  • Appeared in 15 games, seeing action at fullback and on special teams.
  • Totaled four rushes for 19 yards, caught one pass for a three yard touchdown and made 14 special teams tackles (11 solo).
  • Against Philadelphia on Nov. 15 he logged his first career carry and his first career reception which went for a touchdown.
  • Led the team with six special teams tackles (five solo) against Jacksonville on Dec. 26.

 

 2009 (Redskins)

  • Spent three weeks (Sept. 7-24) on the Redskins’ practice squad

 

College

  • Was a four-year starter at Villanova and posted 244 tackles, including 19.5 for a loss, six sacks, one interception, one forced fumble and three blocked kicks
  • Earned third-team All-CAA honors in 2008
  • Played in all 11 games as a senior and recorded 73 tackles, including nine for a loss, two sacks and three passes defended
  • Played in all 11 games as a junior and had 78 total tackles (second on team), four tackles for a loss, one interception and two pass break-ups
  • Played in all 11 games as a sophomore and tallied 44 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, one sack, one forced fumble and two blocked kicks
  • Recorded 13 tackles, three sacks, two tackles for loss, a pass break-up and a blocked kick in his freshman campaign
  • Blocked a punt and recovered it for a touchdown vs. Northeastern

 

Personal

  • Earned three varsity letters in football and four in track and basketball at Amityville High School.
  • Was a two-time Team MVP and three-year captain, All-County and All-League player.
  • Earned the Collatta Award (2003) for top linebacker in county.
  • Was an All-County track runner and named Team MVP in basketball and track.
  • Was a Communications major.
  • Born to David and Geneva Young, youngest of three children.
  • Born April 8, 1987 in Amityville, N.Y.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 42 170 4 19 5 36 396 11 62 6 0 0
2014 WAS 11 7 6 17 2.8 14 1 8 67 8.4 20T 2 -- --
2013 WAS 13 7 12 41 3.4 19 3 4 71 17.8 62T 1 -- --
2012 WAS 16 8 14 60 4.3 16 0 8 109 13.6 28 2 -- --
2011 WAS 13 8 6 33 5.5 12 1 15 146 9.7 27 0 -- --
2010 WAS 16 0 4 19 4.8 16 0 1 3 3 3T 1 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @HOU L 6-17 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 -- --
2 JAC W 41-10 -- -- -- -- -- 2 27 13.5 20 1 -- --
3 @PHI L 34-37 1 1 1 1 0 1 4 4 4 1 -- --
4 NYG L 14-45 1 1 1 1 0 1 9 9 9 0 -- --
5 SEA L 17-27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @ARI L 20-30 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 TEN W 19-17 1 14 14 14 0 1 10 10 10 0 -- --
8 @DAL W 20-17 -- -- -- -- -- 1 12 12 12 0 -- --
9 @MIN L 26-29 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 TB L 7-27 -- -- -- -- -- 1 4 4 4 0 -- --
12 @SF L 13-17 2 0 -- 0 0 0 0 -- -- 0 -- --

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