During the off-season, the staff here at GMenHq will be featuring a member of the Giants Ring of Honor on each Monday and Friday. Today’s feature is on: George Young
Simply put: George Young saved the New York Giants football franchise. Before arriving to save the Giants, the Giants had missed the NFL Play-Offs for 15 consecutive seasons! During his tenure with the Giants (1978-1997) he was Executive of the year five times and won two Super Bowl championships. While leading the Giants, the team had an overall record 155-139-2 once again regained there legacy as being one of the premier National Football League franchises. Upon his retirment in 1997, Young went to work with the NFL. George Young passed away in 20o1.
Before spending time with the Giants, Mr. Young worked within the Baltimore Colts and Miami Dolphins organization. George graduated from Bucknell University in 1952 where he was a stand out defensive tackle. Mr. Young was drafted in 1952 draft by the Dallas Texans.