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Sleeper shines in opener

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Sleeper wide receiver prospect Titus Young (5-11, 160, 4.6) from Los Angeles (Calif.) University had a great opening game and if he keeps this up he will see his stock climb.
In a losing cause Young did every thing he could to help his team win. He caught eight passes for 150 yards and returned a punt 50 yards for a touchdown with only 13 seconds left in the first half drawing University within one touchdown to make the score 14-6.
Young was also a standout on defense racking up 12 tackles from his safety spot, including five "kill" shots over the middle. He also had an interception that he brought back 35 yards.
In total, Young had 300 all-purpose yards on the night.
One school in particular is really beginning show a lot of interest in Young.
"My friend Jason Robinson, who is a redshirt at Boise State called and told me that Boise State coached him that I could end up playing corner or receiver for them," Young said. "Jason told me that they are going to call me."
"Right now I'm not really thinking of recruiting too much," Young said. "I'm concentrating on my senior season and help my team win a championship. The most important thing to me is I want to lead my team to have a successful season and my team get a chance at a championship."
Young stared his season the way he conducted himself in the off-season by working hard and getting ready to play.
Rivals.com first saw him at the NIKE Camp held in Los Angeles where he was one of the best performers at the Camp.
Young followed up his NIKE effort by being named MVP of the prestigious Watts Summer Games and by the way he opened the season, he keeps getting better and better.
Rivals.com was able to catch up with University offensive coordinator Jay Tatum was at the USC camp watching his talented wide receiver and had the following to say about Young.
"Titus is a very polished receiver," Tatum said. "He runs great routes and gets in and out of breaks real well. He also has outstanding separation."
Young has been all-league selection as both a sophomore and junior as a wide receiver. He caught 30 receptions for 475 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior. He also made his presence known on the defensive side of the ball racking up 39 tackles, two sacks and two pick.
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