"I had some other offers on the table, but Texas A&M came through and offered me a little later than everyone else," Young said. "Coach Pope saw my highlight tape and liked what he saw. He sent me a text telling me to call him and I did and he said they were offering. I got the papers in after that, but I called him and committed before they ever got here."
The 6-foot-2, 220-pound Young didn't take long to make up his mind once the offer from Texas A&M was put on the table.
"I really like the state of Texas and several of the schools there," Young said. "I grew up fond of Texas A&M and I have a lot of family out in that area so I felt real comfortable with the decision."
Young earned all-district and all-parish honors as a junior, he was also honorable mention all-state. He collected 56 tackles, forced six fumbles and recovered four. He caught 23 passes for 315 yards.
"Right now I don't plan on taking any other visits to any schools," Young said. "I am going to visit A&M in July, but that's it. LSU sends me a lot of stuff wanting me to come to their camp, they are thinking about offering me, but I'm sold on A&M right now."