Bryce Young was a college football player who played quarterback for the University of Alabama. He was born on July 6, 2002, in Pasadena, California.
Young played high school football at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California, where he was considered one of the top quarterback recruits in the nation. He was also a highly decorated high school player, earning numerous awards and accolades, including the Gatorade National Player of the Year award in 2019.
In 2020, Young joined the University of Alabama, where he served as a backup quarterback to Mac Jones. He played sparingly as he went 13 of 22 for 156 yards with one touchdown pass.
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Young earned the starting quarterback role in 2021. He guided the Crimson Tide to a 13-2 record in 15 games.
He went 367 of 548 for 4,872 yards. He also had 47 touchdown passes and seven interceptions.
Young won the Heisman Trophy following the 2021 regular season.
As a college football player, he appeared in 34 games. He made 27 starts. He was 23-4 as a starter with the Crimson Tide.
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Young went 624 of 949 for 8,356 yards. He had 80 touchdown passes and 12 interceptions.
He is widely regarded as a talented and dynamic quarterback with excellent mobility and a strong arm, and the ability to make plays with his feet.
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