UTM runnig back earns OVC honor
Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2009 5:02 pm
Young carried the ball 32 times for 129 yards and two touchdowns in UT Martin’s 28-7 road victory at Tennessee State. Young scored on a four-yard run in the first quarter to put the Skyhawks up 7-0 and added a one-yard run with five minutes to play to put his squad up 21-0. The touchdowns were his sixth and seventh of the season.
Young ranks second on the team in scoring (44 points). It was Young’s first 100-yard rushing game of the season. Young now has 1,510 rushing yards in his career and is just 101 yards away from becoming the 10th all-time leading rusher in Skyhawk history.
The weekly Ohio Valley Conference honors are voted on by the league’s football contacts and sports information directors.