Updated on 6/2/21. Written by Alan Lu.
Classification: Sixth-Year Senior
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Decent scorer off the dribble
Adept at collecting steals
Can play too wildly on offense
Needs to improve his rebounding
Can be unfocused defensively
A bit undersized at the point
Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside
Jacob Young is an athletic, skilled playmaker that had a good senior season this year at Rutgers. He didn’t post great shooting percentages when he was at Texas or last year, but he excelled as a shooter and scorer this past season, though he was fairly turnover prone on offense. Currently, he projects to be a borderline second round candidate in the 2022 draft.
247Sports’ Article on Young Entering the Transfer Portal Away from Rutgers
YouTube’s Highlights of the 3/7/20 Rutgers-Purdue Game via Big Ten Network
Sports Illustrated’s Article on Young Transferring to Oregon
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