"I'm excited. It's a blessing to get this first offer. I didn't expect it to happen so soon; I'm looking forward to visiting Ole Miss and seeing their campus."
Young recently attended Tulane's home game vs. Ole Miss.
"I paid close attention to Ole Miss' linebackers," he said. "They had one linebacker who was huge, and they have a good linebackers coach.
"I'm open to everybody with no favorites yet. I just want to keep working hard."
The country's 11th-rated junior OLB, Young is very much on LSU's radar.
"I talked to Coach Frank Wilson the same night Ole Miss offered," Young recalled. "Malachi Dupre (four-star 2014 WR from Curtis) told me the LSU coaches wanted to talk to me.
Young is third on the team in tackles at John Curtis behind senior LBs Eric Thomas and Riley.
Riley has 64 stops. Thomas has 51, and Young and senior DL Cyle Cortez each have 38.
Curtis is 6-0 and ranked near the "top of the pile" nationally.