Players

Usama Young
FS #28
Height:
6-0
Weight:
200
College:
Kent State
Hometown:
Largo, Md.
Experience:
6

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Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 96 260 204 56 5 0 25 8 0 125 -- 44
2014 OAK 3 5 3 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 OAK 12 26 20 6 2.5 -- 3 1 0 26 26 26
2012 CLE 13 53 37 16 1.5 -- 7 3 0 44 14.7 44
2011 CLE 16 70 51 19 0 -- 1 1 0 28 28 28
2010 NO 11 23 21 2 1 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2009 NO 12 8 6 2 0 -- 1 1 0 24 24 24
2008 NO 15 50 42 8 0 -- 8 2 0 3 1.5 3
2007 NO 14 25 24 1 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 96 1 0 0 1 3 0 9 0 0 0 0
2014 OAK 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 OAK 12 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2012 CLE 13 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 2 -- -- -- --
2011 CLE 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 NO 11 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 NO 12 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2008 NO 15 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 7 -- -- -- --
2007 NO 14 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 96 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 OAK 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 OAK 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 CLE 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 CLE 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 NO 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 NO 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 NO 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 NO 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by New Orleans in the third round (66th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft… Signed by Cleveland as an unrestricted free agent on July 30, 2011.

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by New Orleans in the third round (66th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft… Signed by Cleveland as an unrestricted free agent on July 30, 2011.

Seasonal Reviews:

2011: Saw action in all 16 games with eight starts… Helped the Browns finish second in the NFL in pass defense, Cleveland’s highest finish in that category since 1962… Recorded 66 tackles, an interception and a pass defensed… Added five stops on special teams… Intercepted a Kerry Collins pass in the fourth quarter at Indianapolis (9/18) which he returned a career-long 28 yards to the Colts’ 21 to set up a field goal seven plays later… Recorded a career-high 10 tackles vs. Jacksonville (11/20).

2010: Appeared in 11 games with three starts… Finished with 16 tackles, one sack and 12 special teams stops… Recorded his first career sack after a takedown of Jimmy Clausen at Carolina (10/3)… Opened contests against Cleveland (10/24), vs. Philadelphia (10/31) and against Seattle (11/21)… Recorded a career-best three pass defenses against the Seahawks.

2009: Saw action in 12 games with one start… Finished with nine tackles and one interception on defense, while adding six stops and a fumble recovery on special teams… Appeared in three games during the Saints’ Super Bowl title run, recording two tackles and tying for the team lead with four special teams stops… Recorded four tackles and an interception in the end zone to prevent a potential Rams touchdown at St. Louis (11/15)… Notched a fumble recovery on punt coverage at Washington (12/6)… Tallied two special teams tackles in Super Bowl XLIV against Indianapolis (2/7/10).

2008: Opened two of the 15 games in which he appeared… Finished second on the club with 19 special teams stops and added a fumble recovery… Registered a career-high 27 tackles and two interceptions… Notched two special teams tackles and recovered a fumble on kickoff coverage vs. San Diego (10/26)… Recorded four tackles, two special teams stops and his first career interception, off Tyler Thigpen at Kansas City (11/16)… Registered three tackles and an interception at Detroit (12/18).

2007: Played in 14 games, contributing primarily as a reserve on defense and on special teams… Led the team with 20 special teams tackles and added 10 stops on defense… Made NFL debut at Indianapolis (9/6), totaling two special teams tackles.

College: Opened 37 of 45 games at Kent State University (2003-06)… Totaled 198 career tackles, nine interceptions, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and one blocked kick… Second team All-Mid American Conference selection as a senior after posting a career-high 60 tackles, two interceptions, three forced fumbles and a blocked punt… Graduated with an Educational Studies degree in May, 2009.

Personal: Native of Largo (Md.), where he attended Largo High School… Also lettered in track and baseball… Selected by voters on NFL.com as winner of league’s “Super Ad” competition in 2008, appearing in a national advertisement during Super Bowl XLIII with his father, LeRoi… The ad spotlighted his job as a youth working as a snacks and drinks vendor at Washington Redskins games… Founded the Usama Young Youth Foundation, which serves as a vehicle for building athletic skills and fostering positive academic and social skills through sport for youth in the Washington Metropolitan community… Very active in the Cleveland community, volunteering for numerous school and hospital visits… Founded the “Young’s Youth” season ticket program which provided tickets, apparel and food for several organizations.