Class of 2014 Semifinalist Profile: George Young

 

FULL NAME

George Bernard Young

POSITION

Contributor

DATE OF BIRTH
Sept. 22, 1930

BIRTHPLACE

Baltimore, Md.

DATE OF DEATH
Dec. 9, 2001

HIGH SCHOOL

Calvert Hall High School (Baltimore, Md.)

COLLEGE

Bucknell University, Johns Hopkins, Loyola

YEARS/TEAMS
1968-1974
1975-78
1979-1997
1998-2001

 

CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS

1968 Baltimore Colts (NFL Coastal Division, NFL champions)
1970 Baltimore Colts (AFC Eastern Division, AFC, Super Bowl V champions)
1986 New York Giants (NFC Eastern Division, NFC, Super Bowl XXI champions)
1989 New York Giants (NFC Eastern Division champions)
1990 New York Giants (NFC Eastern Division, NFC, Super Bowl XXV champions)
1997 New York Giants (NFC Eastern Division champions)

HALL OF FAME SEMIFINALIST

(7) 2004-08, 2013-14

DID YOU KNOW?

Young was honored as the NFL’s Executive of the Year five times (1984, 1986, 1990, 1993, and 1997).
George Young was drafted by the New York Yanks in the 26th round of the 1952 NFL Draft.
Out of the 19 contributors enshrined in the Hall of Fame only two – Jim Finks and Tex Schramm – were longtime General Managers.



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