#5 Ervin Young
|HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL)||Bristol, Fla./Liberty County HS|
2010 (SENIOR): Played in six contests with two starts at running back, missing four games in the middle of the year and the season finale because of injury ... Rushed 22 times for 87 yards with two touchdowns and caught three passes for 57 yards ... Carried five times for 14 yards and made one catch for seven yards in season opener at Austin Peay ... Posted six-yard touchdown run and had two receptions, including a 37-yarder, versus Campbellsville Univ. ... Missed next four games, returning at Faulkner Univ., rushing twice for five yards ... Rushed eight times for 65 yards with a 28-yard burst and a four-yard touchdown run against Belhaven Univ.
2009 (JUNIOR): Saw action in nine contests with one start, against Faulkner Univ., playing in the backfield and on special teams ... Registered 12 rushes for 20 yards, one reception for 13 yards and three tackles ... Carried once at Newberry College and six times versus Faulkner for five yards ... Rushed one time at UVA-Wise and at Shorter College ... Posted two carries for seven yards and scored a two-point conversion on the ground as well at Kentucky Christian ... Caught one pass for 13 yards, returned a kickoff 24 yards and rushed once at Lambuth Univ.
2008 (SOPHOMORE): Played in nine games, collecting 178 rushing yards and 29 receiving yards ... Caught two passes for 15 yards at Chattanooga ... Scored touchdowns at Campbellsville Univ. and Belhaven College ... Posted season-high 10 carries versus Bethel College for 45 yards ... Ran for 47 yards on seven carries at Faulkner Univ.
2007 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in four games, rushing 30 times for 155 yards and four touchdowns ... Added four receptions for 64 yards and one touchdown ... Scored Cumberland’s only three touchdowns, including a 52-yard reception, in season-opening loss at Tennessee Tech ... Recorded three catches versus Georgetown College ... Rushed for 50 yards and one score on nine carries at Lambuth Univ. ... Also threw 45-yard touchdown pass versus Lambuth ... Ran for career-best 103 yards on eight carries with one touchdown at Faulkner Univ.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Grant Grantham at Liberty County HS in Bristol, Fla. ... Named All-Region, All-District and All-Big Bend ... Rushed for 206 yards and two touchdowns against defending state champions ... Selected Homecoming king ... Also competed in track and field, basketball and weightlifting ... Graduated with Honors.
PERSONAL: Ervin Norris Young ... Son of Linda Young ... Born November 23, 1988 ... Majoring in Fitness and Wellness.