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Jakyron Young
Player Profile:
Jakyron Young 3099448
Position: Cornerback
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 160
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ocilla, GA
High School: Irwin County

All-Gulf South Conference defender returning to West Georgia for his fourth season of collegiate football ... comes into 2018 with 116 career tackles and 19 career pass breakups ... played as a backup in his true freshman season of 2015, then was the starter at cornerback in 2016. 

Started in 8 of 13 games played ... had 47 tackles and six pass breakups on the year ... had a season-high 6 tackles in two games ... caught two interceptions, one for a pick-six to win the game against Florida Tech on November 4.

Started in all of the Wolves' 11 games ... had 55 tackles and was fifth in the Gulf South Conference with nine pass breakups on the year ... had a career-high 10 tackles at home against West Alabama on October 1 ... named Second Team All-Gulf South Conference in his first year as a starter. 

Played in 11 of the Wolves' 14 games, coming off the bench in all 11 ... Had 14 tackles on the year, includng a sack as a true freshman in helping UWG to a trip to the NCAA Semifinals ... had four pass breakups and one interception. 
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