, a 2-star linebacker from DeSoto High School just south of Dallas received his long awaited offer from the Bears and committed to the program. He is the 23rd verbal commitment for the Bears.
"I'm excited to be a Baylor Bear and ready to help take Baylor to another level" said Young of his new college home.
Young won the 5A Defensive Player of the year and was ultra productive for the State Semi-finalist Desoto Eagles. He had 130 tackles, 3 sacks, 6 passes broken up, 4 interceptions, 3 caused fumbles, and 3 fumble recoveries.
Young joins Raaquan Davis, Xavier Phillips, and Brian Nance as linebackers in the 2013 recruiting class. Keep checking back with BearsIllustrated.com for more on this breaking news.
Bears get commitment #23 Monday morning with just 48 hours to go until signing day.