University of Iowa Athletics
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#28 Toren Young

Height 5-11
Weight 220 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Madison, Wis.
High School Monona Grove

Hawk Item – – Ranks 33rd in career rushing yards with 1,262 yards . . . one of two redshirt freshmen named to 2017 Leadership Group . . . only sophomore named to 2018 Leadership Group . . . only junior named to 2019 Leadership Group.

2019 – – Saw action in 12 games, with one start . . . 81 rushing attempts for 432 yards and one touchdown, with a long of 52 yards . . . one reception for seven yards . . . saw action in 38-14 win over Miami as offense gained 213 neet rushing yards and 465 yards total offense . . . rushed nine times for 48 yards and a touchdown vs. Miami, to go with one pass reception for seven yards . . . scoring run covered two yards . . . saw action in 30-0 win over Rutgers as offense gained 438 yards total offense . . . rushed nine times for 59 yards vs. Rutgers, with a long of 31 yards . . . saw action in 18-17 win at Iowa State, rushing four times for 13 yards . . . saw action in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee as offense gained 644 yards total offense . . . career-best 131 rushing yards on 11 attempts vs. MTSU, including a career-long of 52 yards . . . saw action in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan . . . eight rushing attempts for 40 yards at Michigan, with a long of 15 yards . . . saw action in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State . . . rushed seven times for 22 yards vs. PSU, with a long of nine yards . . . saw action in 26-20 win over Purdue . . . five rushing attempts for 17 yards vs. Purdue, with a long of six yards . . . saw action in 20-0 win at Northwestern . . . nine rushing attempts for 27 yards at Northwestern . . . started at running back in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin . . . led team with nine rushing attempts for 44 yards at Wisconsin, with a long of 12 yards . . . did not see action in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota . . . saw action in 19-10 win over Illinois, rushing three times for seven yards as offense gained 387 yards total offense . . . saw action in 27-24 win at Nebraska . . .three rushing attempts for six yards at Nebraska . . . saw action in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over #22 USC . . . four rushing attempts for 18 yards vs. USC.

2018 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten for second year . . . Team Hustle Award, offense . . . 2018 – – Saw action in all 13 games, with three starts . . . second on team in rushing attempts, rushing yards and rushing touchdowns (136-637-5) . . . seven receptions for 27 yards and one touchdown . . . saw action in 33-7 win over Northern Illinois as offense gained 209 net rushing yards . . . led rushing attack with eight attempts for 84 yards vs. NIU . . . had career-long 40 yard gain on first rushing attempt of the season and later scored on a 6-yard run . . . started at running back in 13-3 win over Iowa State . . . led rushing attack with career-high 21 carries for 68 yards vs. ISU . . . started at running back in 38-14 win over Northern Iowa as offense gained 545 yards total offense . . . rushed 14 times for 82 yards to lead rushing attack vs. UNI, including a 15-yard touchdown . . . also had one reception for two yards . . . saw action in 28-17 loss to #18 Wisconsin . . . rushed six times for 34 yards vs. the Badgers, with a long of 10 yards . . . saw action in 48-31 win at Minnesota as offense gained 420 yards total offense . . . rushed five times for 18 yards at Minnesota . . . started at running back in 42-16 win at Indiana as offense gained 479 yards total offense . . . rushed 19 times for career-best 96 yards at Indiana, with a long of 16 yards . . . also had one reception for 11 yards and a touchdown vs. Hoosiers for first receiving score . . . saw action in 23-0 win over Maryland as offense gained 224 net rushing yards . . . rushed nine times for 21 yards vs. Maryland . . . saw action in 30-24 loss at #17 Penn State . . .  rushed seven times for 18 yards at Penn State . . . saw action in 38-36 loss at Purdue . . . nine rushing attempts for 45 yards at Purdue, with a long of 11 yards . . . saw action in 14-10 loss to Northwestern . . . three rushing attempts for 14 yards and one reception for six yards vs. Northwestern . . . saw action in 63-0 win at Illinois as offense gained 400 yards total offense . . . rushed 14 times for 67 yards and two touchdowns at Illinois, with a long of 17 yards . . . added career-high two receptions for seven yards . . . scoring runs covered five and 14 yards for first multi-touchdown game of career . . . saw action in 31-28 win over Nebraska as offense rushed for 226 yards and gained 419 yards total offense . . . rushed 18 times for 83 yards and one touchdown, with the score coming on a four-yard run . . . saw action in 27-22 Outback Bowl win over #18 Mississippi State . . . rushed three times for seven yards and had two receptions for one yard vs. MSU.

2017 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2017 – – Rushed 45 times for 193 yards and two touchdowns, while also having one reception for 23 yards . . . did not see action in 24-3 win over Wyoming . . . did not see action in 44-41 OT win at Iowa State . . . saw action in 31-14 win over North Texas as offense gained 435 yards total offense . . . led rushing attack vs. North Texas with 19 rushing attempts for 78 yards, with a long of 15 yards . . . did not see action in 21-19 loss to #4 Penn State . . . did not see action in 17-10 loss at Michigan State . . . started at running back in 45-16 win over Illinois as offense gained 441 yards total offense . . . rushed eight times for 32 yards vs. Illinois . . . saw action in 17-10 OT loss at Northwestern . . . first career reception at Northwestern for 23 yards, along with two rushing attempts for four yards . . . did not see action in 17-10 win over Minnesota . . . saw action in 55-24 win over #3 Ohio State as offense gained 487 yards total offense . . . rushed five times for 47 yards vs. Ohio State, with a long of 34 yards . . . scored first career touchdown on a six-yard run in the fourth quarter . . . saw action in 38-14 loss at #6 Wisconsin . . . three rushing attempts for 11 yards at Wisconsin, with a long of five yards . . . saw action in 24-15 loss to Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 56-14 win at Nebraska, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 313 yards and gained 505 yards total offense . . . eight rushing attempts for 21 yards at Nebraska, including a three-yard touchdown . . . did not see action in 27-20 Pinstripe Bowl win over Boston College.

2016 Honors – – Team Leader Award, offense . . . 2016 – – Redshirted.

High School honors — Named Blue-Grey All-American as a senior . . . conference and area Player of the Year as a senior . . . first-team all-state as a senior by The Associated Press and coaches . . . finalist for Elroy “Crazy Leg” Hirsch Award as a senior . . . first-team all-conference and all-region as a junior and senior . . . conference Player of the Year as a junior . . . first- team all-conference and honorable mention all-region as a sophomore . . . Career — Helped prep team post 14-0 record and earn state championship as a sophomore . . . member of prep team that won conference title seven straight seasons . . . combined record of 18-5 in final two seasons while advancing to state playoffs four straight years . . . rushed 333 times for 2,779 yards and 28 touchdowns as a senior . . . recorded 194 rushing attempts for 1,123 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior . . . as a sophomore rushed 173 times for 1,134 yards and 11 touchdowns . . . rushed five times for 83 yards as a freshman . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . also competed for prep track team.

Personal — Born 9/04/97… open major… mother is Tianna Parkinson… high school coaches were Michael Stassi and Brandon Beckwith.