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John Youngblood

John  Youngblood

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Trussville, Ala.

High School:
Hewitt-Trussville

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 255

Position:
DE

Experience:
3L

11/21/2016

Hugh Freeze Weekly Press Conference

Freeze Recaps Vanderbilt Game, Previews Saturday’s Egg Bowl

11/07/2016

Hugh Freeze Weekly Press Conference

Freeze Recaps Georgia Southern Game, Previews Texas A&M Matchup

09/24/2016

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Georgia

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Georgia

09/17/2016

No. 17 Rebels Come Up Short Against No. 1 Tide

Kelly Throws for Career-High 421 Yards

08/29/2016

Hugh Freeze Weekly Press Conference

Ole Miss Head Football Coach Discusses Next Monday's Matchup with No. 4 Florida State

Enters fall camp listed No. 2 at a defensive end spot ... Named the 27th recipient of the Chucky Mullins Courage Award and will wear Mullins’ No. 38 jersey in 2016 ... Great team leader ... Has a lot of game experience and has made big plays in big games ... Has all the intangibles off the field. 

2015:
Played in every game with two starts at DE, and saw action on special teams ... Totaled 19 tackles, 1.5 TFLs and a pass breakup on the season ... Helped Ole Miss rank top three among SEC teams in tackles for loss (8.1/game - 7th in NCAA), interceptions (15 - t23rd in NCAA) and takeaways (23 - t38th in NCAA) ... Earned third letter ... vs. UT Martin (9/5/15): Made one tackle ... vs. Fresno State (9/12/15): Posted a solo stop ... at #2 Alabama (9/19/15): Made two tackles (one solo) ... at #23 Florida (10/3/15): Made one solo stop ... vs. New Mexico State (10/10/15): Registered two solo tackles, including one for loss ... at #22 Memphis (10/17/15): Made two tackles ... vs. #15 Texas A&M (10/24/15): Made first start of the year and posted one tackle ... at Auburn (10/31/15): Made one tackle ... vs. Arkansas (11/7/15): Posted two solo stops and a QB hurry ... vs. #15 LSU (11/21/15): Made one tackle in start ... at #21 Mississippi State (11/28/15): Made two tackles (one solo) and broke up a pass ... Sugar Bowl vs. #16 Oklahoma State (1/1/16): Collected three tackles (two solo) with 0.5 TFL.

2014:
Played in every game as a backup defensive end and on special teams ... Totaled 12 tackles and a sack for the year ... Helped Ole Miss lead the nation in scoring defense (16.0 ppg) and lead the SEC in tackles for loss (7.6/game) ... Earned second letter ... vs. Boise State (8/28/14): Recorded his first career sack ... at Vanderbilt (9/6/14): Assisted on a tackle ... vs. UL-Lafayette (9/13/14): Registered a QB hurry and fell on a squib kick to record his first career kick return ... vs. Memphis (9/27/14): Recorded a tackle and a QB hurry ... vs. #1 Alabama (10/4/14): Assisted on a tackle and returned a kick for no gain ... at #14 Texas A&M (10/11/14): Posted two stops ... vs. Tennessee (10/18/14): Made one solo stop ... vs. Presbyterian (11/8/14): Had two tackles (one solo) ... at Arkansas (11/22/14): Made three tackles (two solo).

2013: Played in 12 games on special teams and at defensive end, with one start at DE ... Missed the Troy game due to injury ... Recorded four tackles (two solo) with 1.0 TFL on the year ... Earned first letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Made his college debut on special teams ... vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Saw his first extensive action at DE ... vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): Recorded his first career tackle ... vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Made his first career start and registered two solo tackles with a TFL ... at Mississippi State (11/28/13): Assisted on a tackle.

2012: Did not see action and was redshirted ... Member of the 2012 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named to the Birmingham News’ 2011 All-Northeast Alabama football team ... Posted 131 tackles, 15.0 TFLs, 6.0 QB sacks and two forced fumbles as a senior ... Helped lead team to a 8-3 record as a senior ... Coached in high school by Hal Riddle.

PERSONAL: Son of Phil and Renee Youngblood ... Full name is John Filbeck Youngblood ... Born: Jan. 20, 1994 ... Graduated in December 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and corporate relations ... Made Chancellor’s Honor Roll for Fall 2015 and U.M.A.A. Honor Roll for Fall 2012, Spring 2013 and Spring 2016 ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 ... Participated in mission trips to Panama in 2013 and Haiti in 2014 and 2015 ... 3.17 GPA.

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