A two-time All-American center and a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-American in 1988 and 1989, Jake Young (Midland, Texas) helped lead a dominant Nebraska rushing attack under Coach Tom Osborne. Young is one of nine Nebraska football players to win the NCAA Top Eight Award. A 1994 graduate of the University of Nebraska Law School, Young was killed in a terrorist attack in Bali on Oct. 12, 2002. A member of the University of Nebraska Alumni Association Board of Directors at the time of his death, the Jake Young Memorial Scholarship is presented each year to a Nebraska football player in his honor.

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Name - (Hometown) - Position - Years
Yaralian, Zaven - (Inglewood, Calif.) - DB - 1972-73-74
Yates, Rod - (Sioux City, Iowa) - SE - 1983
Yeager, Jerry - (Hastings, Neb.) - E - 1953
Yeisley, James - (Coin, Iowa) - HB - 1951-52
Yelkin, Virgil - (Lincoln, Neb.) - E - 1933-34-36
Yont, Alonzo - HB - 1892-93-94-95
Yont, Jesse - FB - 1892-93
Yost, Richard - (Omaha, Neb.) - FB - 1949
Young, Chad - (Omaha, Neb.) - S - 1995
Young, Corey - (Omaha, Neb.) - DB - 2006
Young, Dreu - (Cozad, Neb.) - TE - 2007-08-09
Young, Farley - (Lincoln, Neb.) - G - 1917-19-20
Young, Gene - (Cleveland, Ohio) - FB - 1962-63
Young, Jake - (Midland, Texas) - C - 1986-87-88-89
Young, Larry - (Jersey City, N.J.) - DE - 1976-77
Young, Philip - (Oakland, Neb.) - FB - 1948
Young, Robert - (Norfolk, Neb.) - HB - 1928-29-30