3 Jeremiah Young
All-Patriot League Selection Evan Byers Named Team MVP
Bison Finish Season with Two Wins in Final Three Games
19 Bison Seniors to be Honored During Senior Day Ceremonies Prior to 1 p.m. Kickoff
Final Patriot League Game of 2012 for Bison
Feature Story on Bucknell Football Senior Jeremiah Young
2011 (Junior): Began to return to high school form ... second on team in rushing yards (464) ... had 310 yards through six games, but missed three games with a head injury ... rushed for career-high 105 yards in season-opening win over Duquesne ... first Bison to post 100-yard game on the ground since November of 2009 ... posted at least 50 rushing yards in five of eight games played ... teamed with classmate Tyler Smith to give Bucknell a pair of running backs that combined for 1,259 yards rushing ... tied for third on team with 473 all-purpose yards ... used on 16 of 26 offensive plays (15 rush, 1 rec.) in the final 21:42 of play in win over Marist.
2010 (Sophomore): Returned from knee surgery and worked way into lineup ... saw action in six games ... rushed 25 times for 50 yards in limited playing time ... season-high nine rushes and 13 yards in second game of campaign at Marist. 2009 (Freshman): Did not play in a game due to an ACL tear suffered prior to 2009 preseason camp.
Steelton-Highspire High School: Earned four letters each in football and basketball and one in track & field at Steelton-Highspire High School ... rushed for 9,027 yards in his career, No. 1 all-time in Pennsylvania high school history and No. 9 all-time nationally ... 2008 Parade High School All-American ... three-time Class A All-State selection ... rushed for 869 yards as a freshman, 2,002 as a sophomore, 3,344 as a junior and 2,812 as a senior ... junior-year total is No. 2 in state history ... broke former Pittsburgh star LeSean McCoy's District 3 rushing mark ... ran for more than 100 career touchdowns, including 41 in 2007 ... rushed for 352 yards in a game a as senior ... had 292 yards and four touchdowns in the 2007 state championship game ... led team to back-to-back PIAA Class A state championships in 2007 and 2008 ... named ESPN RISE No. 10 best high school record-breaker of 2008-09 ... also part of a state championship basketball team.
Personal: Jeremiah Cornell Young ... born Jan. 8, 1991 in Harrisburg, Pa. ... son of Stewart and Judy Young ... has seven siblings: Tara, Stewart, Jasmyne, Danielle, Keyion, Malachi and Jai'Lynn, ranging in age from 27 down to 5 ... majoring in political science.