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Rickey Young

Rickey Darnell Young

Position: RB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 196 lbs.

Born: December 7, 1953 in Mobile, AL
High School: C.F. Vigor
College: Jackson St.   (school history)
Drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the 7th round (164th overall) of the 1975 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 51 (1330th overall since 1950)

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Rickey Young 1979 Touchdown Log

7 Touchdowns

4 Receiving, 3 Rushing, 2 Go-Ahead, 2 Tying, Long of 23 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Vikings7
Bears2
Lions2
Buccaneers1
Patriots1
Packers1
Home5
Road2
Sunday7
3rd3
4th4
3 or fewer yards2
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards2
20-29 yards1
Tommy Kramer4

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 4 1979-09-23 MIN GNB W 27-21 4 Rushing 7 Trail 14-21 Tied 21-21
2 8 1979-10-21 MIN CHI W 30-27 4 Receiving 17 Tommy Kramer Trail 17-27 Trail 23-27
3 8 1979-10-21 MIN CHI W 30-27 4 Receiving 5 Tommy Kramer Trail 23-27 Lead 30-27*
4 12 1979-11-18 MIN DET W 14-7 3 Rushing 23 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
5 12 1979-11-18 MIN DET W 14-7 3 Rushing 2 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
6 13 1979-11-25 MIN @ TAM W 23-22 3 Receiving 3 Tommy Kramer Lead 17-16 Lead 23-16
7 16 1979-12-16 MIN @ NWE L 23-27 4 Receiving 13 Tommy Kramer Trail 16-24 Trail 23-24