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Roy Young

Born: Sep 11, 1917

Death: May 5, 1987

Birthplace: Abbeville

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Roy Young

Date of Birth : Sep 11, 1917
Date of Death : May 5, 1987
Birth Place : Abbeville

Roy O. Young was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Texas A&M University and was drafted in the seventh round of the 1938 NFL Draft. While playing with the Texas A&M Aggies, Young was named to the All-Southwest Conference team in 1936 and 1937. After playing for the Redskins for 1938, he retired from football and became a professional boxer. After retiring from sports, Young became a doctor and moved to Scottsdale, Arizona. He died on May 5, 1987.


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