Big plays headline final open practice for Minnesota
Senior core returns for 2015 campaign
The Gopher football team wrapped up 2015 spring practice with its annual Spring Game
Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29
Golden Gophers 30, Rebels 27
2014 JUNIOR SEASON: Started six of 12 games played recorded 33 tackles (2.5 for loss), three pass breakups and one interception. Game-by-Game: Made seven tackles, broke up one pass and returned an interception 17 yards (second interception of his career) against Eastern Illinois made one tackle against Middle Tennessee registered two tackles, including one tackle-for-loss, at TCU tallied one tackle against San Jose State broke up one pass at Michigan recorded seven tackles against Northwestern made two tackles and broke up one pass against Purdue tallied two tackles at Illinois made four tackles against Iowa tallied three tackles against Ohio State missed Nebraska game with an injury, but saw special teams action at Wisconsin totaled four tackles, including 1.5 tackles-for-loss, against Missouri.
2013 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 13 games and started six fourth on the team in tackles (69) and solo tackles (45) notched one tackle-for-loss and .5 sack broke up three passes, made one interception and forced one fumble returned five kicks for 143 yards averaged 28.6 yards per kick return, with a long of 53 yards. Game-by-Game: Recorded one tackle against UNLV and also registered his first career interception made three tackles at New Mexico State tallied three tackles and broke up one pass against Western Illinois tied for team lead with six tackles against San Jose State returned three kickoffs for 92 yards (longest was 53) and made two solo tackles against Iowa recorded two tackles at Michigan led team with 11 tackles (seven solo) and also returned one kickoff for 22 yards at Northwestern made five tackles and broke up one pass against Nebraska started at Indiana and had six tackles and one pass breakup notched nine tackles and returned one kickoff 29 yards against Penn State led team with 10 tackles against Wisconsin assisted on three tackles at Michigan State made eight tackles, including .5 sack, and forced a fumble against Syracuse.
2012 FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 12 games and started vs. Texas Tech. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut at UNLV, but did not record any statistics saw action vs. New Hampshire and was credited with his first career tackle played against Western Michigan and had one tackle on special teams had one solo tackle at Wisconsin assisted on one tackle vs. Michigan assisted on two tackles at Nebraska recorded one solo tackle vs. Michigan State made six tackles and had one pass breakup vs. Texas Tech.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Shaker Heights High School scored 23 touchdowns and rushed for 1,137 yards as a running back during his senior season recorded 84 total tackles (51 solo, 33 assists) in 2011 also tacked on a pair of interceptions during his senior season coached by Jarvis Gibson.
PERSONAL: Born January 25, 1994 son of James Young and Toni Johnson-Young.