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He played linebacker and was an occasional kick returner for Villanova University.
Young attended and played college football at Villanova from 2005–2007. In the 2005 season, he had 13 tackles, three sacks, two tackles for loss, a pass break-up, and a blocked kick. In the 2006 season, he played in 11 games and had 44 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, one sack, one forced fumble, and two blocked kicks. In the 2007 season, he played in 11 games and had 78 total tackles, four tackles for loss, one interception, and two pass break-ups. In the 2008 season, 73 total tackles, nine tackles for a loss, two sacks, and three pass breakups.
On May 4, 2009, Young signed with the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent. He was waived by on September 5, 2009, but added to the team's practice squad two days later. Young was released on September 24, 2009.
Young signed a futures contract with the Washington Redskins on January 5, 2010. When he reported for camp, Young was surprised to learn that he had been converted to a fullback. Head coach Mike Shanahan stated, "Just the way he hit, we needed some fullbacks and we thought since he had good hands he might be the ideal candidate," which was the reason for Young's transition. The position wasn't completely foreign to Young, who was recruited to Villanova as a running back before he was moved to linebacker. He ended up making the Redskins' final 53-man roster as the backup fullback after all cuts were made. On November 15, 2010, Young scored his first career receiving touchdown, a three-yard reception from Donovan McNabb, in a 59–28 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Young was named the starting fullback for the Washington Redskins at the beginning of training camp in 2011. He scored his first career rushing touchdown in Week 15 in a 23–10 victory over the New York Giants. In Week 16 against the Minnesota Vikings, Young had a costly holding penalty called on him that nullified Brandon Banks's 59-yard touchdown run. Overall, in the 2011 season, he finished with 15 receptions for 146 receiving yards and six carries for 33 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown.
Despite missing every preseason game, Young was able to start in the season opener against the New Orleans Saints. In the Week 6 38–26 win against the Minnesota Vikings, he caught a six-yard pass from Robert Griffin III for a touchdown. He scored his second touchdown for the season in a 31–6 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles after catching another six-yard pass in the endzone. Overall, in the 2012 season, he finished with 14 carries for 60 rushing yards to go along with eight receptions for 109 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns.
Set to be a restricted free agent in the 2013 season, Young re-signed with the Redskins to a $6.2 million, three-year contract on March 9, 2013. On November 3, 2013, Young recorded three rushing touchdowns, the last being the game-winning score in overtime against the San Diego Chargers. He scored a 62-yard touchdown reception in a 24–16 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 11. Overall, he finished the 2013 season with 12 carries for 41 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns to go along with four receptions for 71 receiving yards and a receiving touchdown.
In the 2015 season, Young's role in the offense was lessened. On the season, he totaled six carries for ten rushing yards to go along with six receptions for 22 receiving yards. After the season, he was not retained by the team.
On August 3, 2016, Young signed with the Chicago Bears. On August 28, 2016, he was released by the Bears.
On January 4, 2017, Young signed a reserve/future contract with the Carolina Panthers. He was released on September 2, 2017.
Darrel has a brother named David Jr. and a sister named Levada. Darrel's parents' names are David and Geneva.
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