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Aaron

Young

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Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 205
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Murrieta, Calif.
High School: Murrieta Valley

Bio

Career Statistics

2018: Enters the fall in competition for a starting wide receiver spot ... in 24 career games (2 starts), has 27 receptions for 343 yards (12.70) and three TDs ... has seven games with 2+ receptions including a career-high five catches against N.C. Central in 2017 ... has four games with 40+ receiving yards including a career-high 89 yards versus N.C. Central in 2017 ... has played 666 career snaps.

2017 Game-by-Game Statistics
2017: 
Played in all 13 games ... totaled 16 pass receptions for 219 yards (13.69) and one TD ... had 2+ receptions in four weeks including a season-high five grabs against N.C. Central ... also logged a season-high 89 receiving yards including a 54-yard TD catch in the win over the Eagles ... had three receptions against Northwestern, Army West Point and Wake Forest ... on the field for 388 snaps.

2016 Game-by-Game Statistics
2016: 
Second team Freshman All-ACC pick by Athlon Sports ... played in 11 games with two starting assignments ... missed the Wake Forest game ... earned starts against Virginia Tech and Miami ... totaled 11 pass receptions for 124 yards (11.27) and two TDs ... had 2+ catches in three games including a season-high four grabs against Virginia Tech ... also had a season-best 48 receiving yards versus the Hokies ... had single-game TD receptions against Army West Point and Miami ... after posting just two catches for 28 yards through the first eight weeks of the season, logged nine receptions for 96 yards and one TD over the final four games ... on the field for 278 snaps.

2015: Did not see game action.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterwinner at Murrieta Valley High School under coaches Greg Ireland, Vinny Fazio and George Wilson ... ranked as the No. 91 wide receiver in the country by 247Sports.com ... finished senior year with 61 receptions for 1,083 yards and 16 TDs ... named to the All-Southwestern League first team ... selected to play in the 2015 West Coast Bowl ... as a junior, tallied 38 catches for 605 yards and three TDs ... as a sophomore, helped the Nighthawks to a 10-2 record.

PERSONAL: Born December 27, 1996 ... majoring in art history while pursuing a certificate in markets and management ... son of Valerie and Michael Young.

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