Hawkeye History Podcast: COVID-19 Hits Albert Young Close to Home

May 12, 2020

Written by Rob Howe

Albert Young chose Iowa ahead of some great options when he was coming out of Moorestown (NJ) High. The running back has returned to that area, living in Philadelphia with plenty of family and friends still in New Jersey.

While New York City and Northern New Jersey have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, other hot spots around that part of the country have been feeling the virus’ impact. It’s impacted South Jersey and Philadelphia.

“It’s pretty serious. I have a family member who’s in the hospital right now. You have friends who have family members passing away. I would say the outbreak is pretty significant here,” Young told HN.

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We caught up with him for our latest HN Hawkeye History Podcast to talk about living through coronavirus, his time at Iowa, his time in the NFL, coaching in college football, his current career in personal training and what his future might hold.

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