The defending Heisman Trophy winner says his faith is giving him purpose and peace as he prepares to lead No. 1 Alabama during his junior season.
Bryce Young guided the Crimson Tide to the SEC title and the College Football Playoff National Championship game in 2021 while becoming a runaway winner of the Heisman Trophy. Although Georgia edged Alabama during the national title game, Young and his team are ranked No. 1 heading into the 2022 season thanks to a core of returning players.
“I work to be the best version of myself that I can be and to embody Christ in all that I do,” Young told the Sports Spectrum Podcast for an episode that will be released on August 31. The Sports Spectrum website recently posted excerpts. “So, for me, regardless of how someone else views me, whatever award, accolade, what someone may say … at the end of the day, what motivates me and pushes me is to model myself after the Lord.”
Young has been outspoken about his faith since…