John Youngblood

John  Youngblood


Trussville, Ala.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 255




Marquis Haynes Wins Chucky Mullins Courage Award

Ole Miss Hands Out 2017 Spring Awards


Hugh Freeze Weekly Press Conference

Freeze Recaps Vanderbilt Game, Previews Saturday’s Egg Bowl


Hugh Freeze Weekly Press Conference

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


Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Georgia

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Georgia


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

Kelly Throws for Career-High 421 Yards


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.

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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