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Joe Young (safety)

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Joe Young (born Joe Lefeged, June 2, 1988) is a former American football safety. Young is better known by his former surname Lefeged.

Joe Young
No. 35
Personal information
Born: (1988-06-02) June 2, 1988 (age 31)
Durham, North Carolina
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Northwest High School (Germantown, Maryland)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:66
Pass deflections:4
Player stats at

Early lifeEdit

Young was born Joe Legefed in Durham, North Carolina[1][2] and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland.[3][4][5] He attended The Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland and then Northwest High School in Germantown, Maryland and was the Washington Post All-Met Defensive Player of the Year.

Lefeged played college football at Rutgers.

Professional careerEdit

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Young was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent on July 29, 2011.

Young started four games in the 2012 season.

On June 29, 2013, Young was arrested in Washington, D.C., after fleeing police during a traffic stop, on five charges; carrying a firearm without a license, having an unregistered firearm, having unregistered ammunition, presence of a firearm in a motor vehicle and possession of an open container of alcohol.[6]

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

On January 15, 2014, Young signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was released on August 24.


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  6. ^ "Colts' Lefeged arrested in Washington". CNN. Retrieved 29 June 2013.

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