Lou Young (cornerback)

Lou Young
No. 25Carolina Panthers
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-10-09) October 9, 1992
Place of birth: Washington, D.C.
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Olney (MD)
College: Georgia Tech
Undrafted: 2014
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Lou Young (born October 19, 1991)[1] is an American football cornerback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL).[2] He played college football at Georgia Tech.

Professional career

Denver Broncos

On May 12, 2014, Young was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Denver Broncos. On August 30, 2014, he was released by the Broncos.

Baltimore Ravens

On September 15, 2014, the Baltimore Ravens signed Young to their practice squad. On October 9, 2014, his practice squad contract was terminated by the Ravens.

Jacksonville Jaguars

On October 21, 2014, the Jacksonville Jaguars signed Young to their practice squad. On November 11, 2014, he was released by the Jaguars.

Carolina Panthers

On November 24, 2014, the Carolina Panthers signed Young to their practice squad. On January 13, 2015, he was signed to a reserve/future contract by the Panthers. On September 5, 2015, he was released by the Panthers.[3] On September 7, 2015, Young was signed to the Panthers' practice squad.[4] He was promoted to the active roster on January 5, 2016.[5]

On September 3, 2016, Young was waived by the Panthers as part of final roster cuts.[6] He was signed to the practice squad on October 12, 2016.[7] He was promoted to the active roster on October 15, 2016.[8] He was released on October 17, 2016.[9] He was re-signed to the practice squad on November 3, 2016.[10] He was promoted back to the active roster on November 25, 2016.[11]


  1. http://www.carolinapanthers.com/team/roster/lou-young/be7c42d2-ef53-46a4-b4ff-139cc1b11416
  2. http://www.nfl.com/player/louyoung/2550275/profile
  3. Henson, Max (September 5, 2015). "Panthers trim roster to 53". Panthers.com. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  4. "WR Bersin among 10 set to join practice squad". Panthers.com. September 6, 2015. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  5. Henson, Max (January 5, 2016). "Panthers sign CB Lou Young to active roster". Panthers.com. Retrieved January 25, 2016.
  6. Henson, Max. "Panthers trim roster to 53". Panthers.com.
  7. "Panthers make practice squad move". Panthers.com. October 12, 2016.
  8. "Panthers promote CB Lou Young". Panthers.com. October 15, 2016.
  9. "Panthers claim TE Chris Manhertz". Panthers.com. October 17, 2016.
  10. "Panthers Sign CB Lou Young To Practice Squad, Cut LB Brian Blechen". November 3, 2016.
  11. "Michael Oher placed on injured reserve". Panthers.com. November 25, 2016.
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