Young Brothers

Apr 11, 2014

Legacy Award winners Bob, Doug and Perry Young made their marks in three different sports, although all three were all-state football players at Brownwood. Bob played 16 seasons in the NFL, mostly with the St. Louis Cardinals. He was named to the Pro Bowl in 1978 and 1979 and was a first-team All-Pro selection in 1979. He also finished second in the inaugural World’s Strongest Man contest in 1977. His younger brother Doug Young was a three-time world powerlifting champion. Perry Young, the youngest of the three brothers, was a wide receiver and safety for the 1967 and 1969 state his career coaching high school girls softball. He became known as one of the nation’s top fastpitch softball pitchers and has spent his career coaching high school girls softball.


Doug Young

Perry Young

Robert Young