Tuesday, April 5, 2016
BOMBERS ANNOUNCE COACHING MOVES
Young joins the Blue Bombers after three seasons at The College at Brockport, as their defensive coordinator/Assistant Head Coach. Young spent 13 years playing professionally between the NFL and the CFL, winning two Grey Cups with the Edmonton Eskimos.
Born in Scarborough, Ontario, Young joins the Blue Bombers with nine years of coaching experience, and returns to the CFL after an eight year playing career with Edmonton, Montreal and Toronto. Young played in 122 career CFL games, and five playoff games.
Following Young's standout college career at Syracuse, he played four years in the NFL with Los Angeles, Buffalo and San Diego, where he was a special teams captain for three seasons, prior to coming to the CFL.
Current linebackers coach Greg Knox will now take over as the club’s Defensive Backs Coach.