Young started 36-of-49 games at North Carolina State University, including 28 at right defensive end and eight more on the left side.
He recorded 194 tackles (109 solos) with 20.0 sacks for minus 140 yards, 46.0 stops for losses totaling 235 yards and 29 pressures. He also caused four fumbles and recovered two others, deflected 11 passes and intercepted three others for 42 yards in returns, including a touchdown.
Young became just the sixth player in school history to register 20.0 sacks during a career.
The late-round selection figure to push for a roster spot as the team's fourth or fifth defensive end.