A to Z: Ted Young

Published: Friday, January 26, 2007 at 9:53 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 26, 2007 at 9:53 a.m.

Athlete you admire most: Boston Celtics guard Sebastian Telfair.


Ted Young

  • School: Union County

  • Year: Senior

  • Position: Guard

  • Jersey number: 4

  • Height: 5-foot-7

  • Weight: 140 pounds

  • Biggest strength/weakness you have in your sport: Strength— Shooting 3-pointers; Weakness— Finishing strong in the hole.

    College choices: N.C. State, UCF, Mercer.

    Dream job: Psychiatrist.

    E-mail, text or phone call: Phone call.

    Favorite pro and college teams: Miami Heat and UF.

    Goal this season: To win districts.

    Hardest practice drill: Defensive slides. Sliding sideways from box-to-box for 3:30.

    Idol(s): My mom.

    Juice, milk or coffee in the morning: Juice.

    Kind of shoes you wear: Jordans and Air Force Ones.

    Last time you laughed out loud: Last Friday. I was coming out of class and a girl was running to talk to another girl. She slipped and slid about ten feet. She left a big black streak across the hall.

    Movie you love: "Through the Fire." A documentary about Sebastian Telfair.

    Nickname(s): "T-Go."

    Off-court hobby: Video games (NBA 2K7) and working out in the gym.

    Pregame ritual: I'm always the last one to get dressed.

    Quirky habit: I'm always popping my knuckles.

    Rival you want to beat most: Bradford.

    Song you sing in the shower that could go to No. 1 on the charts: "Promise" by Ciara.

    Television show you can't miss: The Jaime Foxx show and CSI Miami.

    Useless fact about you: I always wear collared shirts.

    Vocal teammate: Justin Griffin.

    Worst loss: When we had to forfeit all of our wins this year because of an ineligible player.

    X-rays: My (left) ankle.

    Your best friend: Sampson "Pooh" Jackson.

    Zany thing your coach once said: "Free throws are what's going to win the ball game."

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