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University of Miami Athletics

Colbie Young


Wide Receiver




215 lbs.




Binghamton, N.Y.

High School


Previous School

Lackawanna College









Colbie Young - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2023 (Junior): Saw action in all 12 games and made 11 starts, serving among Miami’s top offensive performers…Ranked third on team in both receptions (47), receiving yards (563) and receiving touchdowns (5)…Started and caught four passes for 79 yards and the Canes’ first touchdown of 2023 in season-opening win over Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 1)…Hauled in six passes for 75 yards and one touchdown and started in win over No. 23 Texas A&M (Sept. 9)…Totaled five catches for 55 yards in start against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Finished with two catches for 33 yards and one acrobatic touchdown catch in start at Temple (Sept. 23)…Started and totaled 56 yards on four catches against Georgia Tech (Oct. 7)…Posted 20 yards on two catches and started against North Carolina (Oct. 14)…Had strong outing in 2OT win over Clemson (Oct. 21), finishing with six catches, 76 yards and one touchdown…Delivered three-catch performance and started in OT win over Virginia (Oct. 28)…Posted 41 yards on four receptions against NC State (Nov. 4)…Had two catches totaling 29 yards against Florida State (Nov. 11)…Had six catches and started vs. Louisville (Nov. 18)…Had one touchdown catch and caught three passes for 34 yards in regular season finale at Boston College (Nov. 24).

2022 (Sophomore): Emerged as one of top offensive performers in first season with Hurricanes…Saw action in nine games and started five of final six games…Ranked third on team with 32 receptions and second with 367 receiving yards…Led Hurricanes with five receiving touchdowns… Had 43 yards on three catches, notching first touchdown of career against North Carolina (Oct. 8)…Led  team in receiving yards, catching nine passes for 110 yards, with long mark of 37 yards, and one touchdown in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)…Earned ACC Receiver of the Week Honors after dominant performance against Duke, when he led team in receiving yards (127) on six catches – including long mark of 71 yards – to go along with two touchdowns…Led team in receptions with 46 yards on five catches in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Logged two catches for six yards against Florida State (Nov. 5)…Had two catches for 19 yards, including one for touchdown, in win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 12)…Caught four passes for 25 yards at Clemson (Nov. 19)…Caught one ball against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26).

Before Miami: Spent 2021 season at Lackawanna College, where he was one of top offensive performers…Averaged over 19 yards per catch in 2021…Hauled in 24 receptions for 472 yards with nine touchdowns…Chose Miami out of Lackawanna over offers from Florida state, Tennessee, Penn State, Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh, among others.

High School: Multi-sport athlete at Binghamton…Standout wide receiver for Patriots…Scored 14 touchdowns in eight games in final season…Became Section 4’s first-team Class AA all-state pick in four years.