Fresno State: (2008) Redshirted. (2007) The team's top decathlete and 110-meter hurdler ... the second-highest scoring competitor in the WAC with 6,659 points at the WAC Championships ... timed in at 15.17 in the 110 hurdles for a ninth-place standing in WAC standings ... Academic All-WAC. (2006) Academic All-WAC ... WAC Scholar-Athlete ... top decathlete contender for the Bulldogs ... posted a score of 6,337 in the WAC Championships to finish just shy of the podium. (2005) WAC Scholar-Athlete ... Fresno State Scholar-Athlete ... owned the team's best mark in the 110 hurdles at 15.26, at the WAC Outdoor Championships ... totaled 5,766 points in the decathlon, finishing fourth overall.
Granite Hills HS: Letterwinner in track and field all four seasons ... also lettered in basketball two years ... two-time league champion (110 and 300 hurdles) ... during his senior season, was named All-Area Athlete of the Year and All-CIF ... had best times of 14.56 in the 100 hurdles and 38.78 in the 300 hurdles.
Personal: Born April 8, 1986 in Apple Valley, Calif. ... parents are Bruce and Janet Young ... has one brother, Jeff Nale ... hobbies include spending time with friends and family ... favorite athlete is Allen Johnson.