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J.J. Younger

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 170

Position:
RB

Major:
Economics

J.J.  Younger

02/15/2017

Lafayette Football Brings on Younger and Giudice

All-state running back and FCS transfer will compete for Leopards in 2017

AT CENTRAL CATHOLIC: All-State selection at tailback...garnered Northern 7 Conference First-Team honors...selected as the WPIAL Player of the Year...MVP of the 2015 state championship squad that beat Parkland 21-18 in the title game to finish with a 15-1 mark...member of three WPIAL championship teams, including 2016 squad that finished as the state runner-up...ran for 2,165 yards at 9.5 yards per carry while finishing with 39 career touchdowns...three-sport athlete who ran the 100 (10.8), 200 (42.4) and 4x100 in track and played centerfield on the baseball team...helped break 27-year-old school record in 4x100 relay...won the WPIAL 100m dash and was the state runner-up...high honor roll student who participates in the Crossroads Foundation...member of the Boy Scouts of America.

Personal: Son of Jermaine and Monica Younger...has an older sister, Jamilah, a younger sister, Jenell, and a younger brother, Julian...uncle, Keith Younger, played football at Kent State and cousin Tyler Fisher competed in track and field at Penn..born 8/27/99.

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