Weight 184
Year Junior
Hometown Bethlehem, Pa.
High School Freedom H.S.
Major Political Science
School: CC
Birthdate August 05, 1996




Two-sport athlete at Columbia as he competes in football as a linebacker and wrestling … Three-year letterwinner in football and two-year letterman in wrestling … Played in 24 career football games with two starts.



Went 2-3 overall at 184 pounds.



Started two and saw action in eight games as a junior linebacker … Started each of the last two games of the season and made a key contribution on special teams … Finished the year with 18 tackles (eight solo), 0.5 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack and two pass breakups … Led the Lions with a career-high seven tackles (four solo) and one pass breakup in start of season finale vs. Brown (Nov. 18) … Registered a career-high six tackles (two solo) with first career sack and a pass breakup at Cornell (Nov. 11) … Made two tackles vs. Harvard (Nov. 4) … Totaled three tackles (two solo) at Marist (Oct. 7).




Emerged as the starter at 184 pounds during his first full season on the mat ... Saw action in 13 matches on year … Picked up a win via fall against Brown’s CJ LaFragola at the EIWA Championships.




Played in seven of 10 games on special teams as a sophomore linebacker … Earned varsity letter.




Joined the Columbia wrestling team late in the season … Did not register a result.




Played in nine games on year at linebacker and on special teams as a first-year … Led Lions with eight punt returns for 45 yards … Earned varsity letter.




A 2015 graduate of Freedom High School in Bethlehem, Pa., where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Jason Roeder … Three-sport athlete who competed in football, wrestling and baseball … Allentown Morning Call First Team All-Area honoree as a senior defensive back … Earned Lehigh Valley Express-Times Third Team All-Area honors as a sophomore defensive back … Named Freedom High School Athlete of the Year in 2014-15 … Made 58 tackles and returned two interceptions for touchdowns on defense, caught 44 passes for 585 yards and five touchdowns as a receiver on offense and averaged 34.8 yards per punt and averaged 27.2 yards per kick return on special teams as a senior … Led the Patriots to the District 11 Class 4A semifinals as a senior … Slowed by injuries as a junior in both football and wrestling … Accomplished wrestler … Posted a 108-27 career record with 60 pins … Went 33-4 his senior season with 23 of those wins coming via fall while wrestling at 170 and 182 pounds … Earned a fifth place finish at the state championship meet his sophomore year … Earned First Team All-Area honors in baseball as a senior.




Born Jacob Robert Philip Young on August 5, 1996 … Son of Carla Young … Has an older brother Joshua who also competes in football and wrestling at Franklin & Marshall and a younger brother Joe … Named his area’s “Top High School Athlete,” by after winning a popularity vote over current Penn State running back and Heisman Trophy candidate Saquan Barkley … Chose Columbia over Brown and Lehigh … Enrolled at Columbia College … Majors in Political Science.

Career Record
2016-17: 1-12, 0-4 Ivy League 
2017-18: 2-3, 0-1 Ivy League 
Total: 3-15, 0-5 Ivy League

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