Md. DB Grabs Attention at Camp

Tavon Young didn't fail to impress during his camp stop at North Carolina last week.

"I had a great day," Young said. "I shut down receivers all day. Coach Butch Davis noticed and asked me my name and where I was from. After I picked off the pass [during one-on-ones], he gave me a high five. It really felt good."

Following his performance, Young, a 5-foot-10, 165-pound cornerback from Upper Marlboro (Md.) Frederick Douglass, had a long conversation with Everett Withers, UNC's defensive coordinator.

"He said I had really good feet and broke on the ball well," Young said. "He asked if they had all my information and highlights. He said he was going to watch me closely during the fall."

Temple is the only school to have offered Young a scholarship. Unsurprisingly, the Owls have emerged as Young's favorite.

"They've offered and I really like their coaching staff," Young said of Temple.

Young's UNC stay also included a full campus tour.

"I really like the campus," Young said. "It was beautiful. It was a five-star tour."

In addition to UNC, Young has camped at Marshall, Pittsburgh, and Temple. He'll continue on the camp circuit with stops at Connecticut, Maryland, Penn State, Rutgers, and Virginia.

As a junior, his first as a starter, Young accumulated seven interceptions, three fumble receivers, and a forced fumble. He also had three defensive touchdowns.

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