Buddy Young

Claude Henry K. Young
Born: January 5, 1926
Chicago, IL USA
Deceased: September 4, 1983
Terrell, TX
Position: HB-FB-DB
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 175
College: Illinois
High School: Englewood (Chicago, IL); Wendell Phillips (Chicago, IL)
Career: 1947-1955

Buddy Young played from 1947 to 1955 during his career with the New York Yankees, New York Yanks, Dallas Texans and Baltimore Colts. Young ran for 2,727 yards in his career on 597 attempts, scoring 17 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 179 passes for 2,711 yards and 21 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1947AAFC New York Yankees2150.0136.500.000.013 70.8
1952NFL Dallas Texans300.000.000.0133.30.0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1947AAFC New York Yankees1167126.13
1948AAFC New York Yankees702453.51
1949AAFC New York Yankees764956.571 5
1950NFL New York Yanks763344.420 1
1951NFL New York Yanks461653.617 1
1952NFL Dallas Texans712433.430 3
1953NFL Baltimore Colts401353.424 0
1954NFL Baltimore Colts703114.457 2
1955NFL Baltimore Colts32872.725 1
AAFC26214525.571 9
NFL33512753.857 8
Totals59727274.671 17


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1947AAFC New York Yankees2730311.250 2
1948AAFC New York Yankees2125912.34
1949AAFC New York Yankees1217114.22
1950NFL New York Yanks2030215.169 1
1951NFL New York Yanks3150816.448 3
1952NFL Dallas Texans2226912.245 2
1953NFL Baltimore Colts1220116.849 3
1954NFL Baltimore Colts1527218.178 3
1955NFL Baltimore Colts1942622.482 1
AAFC6073312.250 8
NFL119197816.682 13
Totals179271115.182 21

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1947AAFC New York Yankees812715.91
1948AAFC New York Yankees2115.50
1949AAFC New York Yankees917119.00
1950NFL New York Yanks9546.012 0
1951NFL New York Yanks1223119.279 1
1952NFL Dallas Texans6355.818 0
1953NFL Baltimore Colts691.50
1954NFL Baltimore Colts14604.316 0
1955NFL Baltimore Colts100.00
NFL483898.179 1
Totals6769810.479 2

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1947AAFC New York Yankees1233227.795 1
1948AAFC New York Yankees1230325.20
1949AAFC New York Yankees1131628.791 1
1950NFL New York Yanks2053626.850 0
1951NFL New York Yanks1442730.590 1
1952NFL Dallas Texans2364328.063 0
1953NFL Baltimore Colts1137834.4104 1
1954NFL Baltimore Colts1330823.730 0
1955NFL Baltimore Colts922224.743 0
AAFC3595127.295 2
NFL90251427.9104 2
Totals125346527.7104 4

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1950NFL New York Yanks65-80
1951NFL New York Yanks3000
1952NFL Dallas Texans5200
1953NFL Baltimore Colts6100
1954NFL Baltimore Colts1000
1955NFL Baltimore Colts1100

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1947AAFC New York Yankees321100042
1948AAFC New York Yankees140000030
1949AAFC New York Yankees520100048
1950NFL New York Yanks110000012
1951NFL New York Yanks131100036
1952NFL Dallas Texans320000030
1953NFL Baltimore Colts030100024
1954NFL Baltimore Colts230000030
1955NFL Baltimore Colts110000012

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1947AAFCNew York Yankees148
1948AAFCNew York Yankees1211
1949AAFCNew York Yankees1211
1950NFLNew York Yanks120
1951NFLNew York Yanks120
1952NFLDallas Texans1211
1953NFLBaltimore Colts100
1954NFLBaltimore Colts100
1955NFLBaltimore Colts110


1947 - AAFC AAFC All-AAFC (2nd Team)
1949 - AAFC AAFC All-AAFC (2nd Team)
1949 - AAFC New York Daily News All-AAFC (1st Team)
1949 - AAFC United Press International All-AAFC (1st Team)
1950 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)