Titus Young RUMORS & NEWS

  • Former WR Titus Young sentenced to five years probation

    CBS Sports "Former wide receiver Titus Young was sentenced to five years probation in a felony battery case on Tuesday, according to ESPN.com. He will be forced to stay in a live-in program for one year. Young pleaded not guilty in July to the felony charge and was facing up to nine years in prison on four..." May 05

  • Titus Young pleads no contest; will be sentenced on May 5

    ESPN "Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young pleaded no contest to one felony count of battery with serious bodily injury in a Los Angeles County courtroom. He had been arrested on July 9, 2014, and initially faced charges of one felony battery count with serious bodily injury and four..." April 09

  • Ex-Lion WR Titus Young arrested on felony charge in Los Angeles

    Detroit Free Press "Troubled former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young has been arrested on another felony charge – battery with serious bodily injury – and is in custody in the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles, with bail set at $105,000, according to an L.A. district attorney’s office..." July 15

  • Titus Young -- Attacked 5 People in 2 Months ... Cops Say

    TMZ "We're told the person Young is accused of attacking on July 8th is his own attorney. Also, law enforcement tells us ALL of the attacks took place at a medical treatment center in Los Angeles. Former NFL wide receiver Titus Young attacked 5 people on 5 different occasions in less than 2..." July 15

  • Ex-Lions receiver Titus Young in hospital as criminal case is delayed again

    Detroit Free Press "The often-postponed criminal case against former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young was delayed again Tuesday, when it was revealed in court that Young is currently being treated in a Los Angeles-area hospital. “He’s receiving treatment and is in a safe place,” Young’s attorney, Brian Hurwitz,..." April 29

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    Freep Sports @freepsports

    An arrest warrant has been issued for Titus Young after he skipped court again today. #lions

  • Judge again excuses Titus Young's no-show in court

    Detroit Free Press "Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young was a no-show Tuesday for a second consecutive court appearance, but again was given an excused absence from an Orange County judge. Young, 23, who allegedly who went on a crime spree in May that led him being arrested three times in a week, is..." July 02

  • High school coach says Titus Young didn’t know the Rams cut him

    Pro Football Talk "E.C. Robinson, the high school coach of Titus Young who has been saying for weeks that Young needs professional help, says that Young doesn’t fully grasp what has happened to him this offseason. Young was cut first by the Lions and then by the Rams, and he has been arrested multiple times this..." June 09

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    Dave Birkett @davebirkett

    Former #Lions WR Titus Young bonded out of Orange County jail Thursday night. Paid 10% of $50k bond. No immediate word on where he is now.

  • Trespassing charges filed against former Lion Titus Young

    Detroit News "Former Lions wide receiver Titus Young had two more criminal charges filed against him Wednesday. The Riverside County District Attorney's Office charged Young with two counts of misdemeanor trespassing from a May 5 incident in which Young allegedly tried to steal his car from an impound lot in..." June 07

  • Report: Titus Young declined NFL's assistance last year

    Detroit Free Press "A member of Titus Young’s inner circle reached out to the NFL for help long before he landed in a California jail, but the troubled former Detroit Lions receiver declined the league’s assistance, Yahoo Sports reported. Troy Vincent, the league’s director of player engagement, told Yahoo that..." May 31

  • Titus Young, silent in court, faces three more counts

    USA Today "The strange odyssey of former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young took another odd detour Friday when Young, who has been jailed since May 11, learned he would be charged with three new counts, bringing his total to 11. The three new counts were mentioned Friday at a pretrial hearing in Orange..." May 24

  • Mother of Titus Young's son granted temporary restraining order

    Detroit Free Press "When former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young gets out of jail in Orange County, Calif., he won’t be able to come within 100 feet of the mother of his 9-month-old son. According to Riverside Superior Court’s online records, the woman filed a request for a domestic violence restraining order..." May 17

  • Titus Young pleads not guilty to 8 counts, remains in custody

    Detroit Free Press "The rap sheet against Titus Young continues to grow, and the troubled former Detroit Lions receiver now faces eight different charges punishable up to more than 71/2 years in California prison, with two other cases pending. The Orange County district attorney issued a felony complaint against..." May 15

  • Titus Young's dad speaks on recent arrests: 'That's not my son'

    Detroit Free Press "It started as a good day, and that always hasn’t been the case with Titus Young recently. But Friday, hours before he was arrested for the third time in less than a week, the former Lions receiver was in a cheerful mood driving around Los Angeles with his father, Richard. They went to a..." May 14

  • Titus Young's father: Son has brain disorder, needs help

    Detroit News "Titus Young was in good spirits Friday morning. His father, Richard, said he took Titus out for coffee, and Titus was laughing and looked happy. But later that day, when Young told his parents he was going to his car to grab his phone, the former Lions wide receiver drove off..." May 13

  • Former Lions receiver Titus Young arrested for third time in a week

    Detroit News "For the third time in a week, former Lions wide receiver Titus Young is in trouble with the law. Young was arrested around 11:30 p.m. Friday in San Clemente, Calif. after police say he broke into a home on the 3700 block of Calle Casino, according to Lt. Joe Balicki of the Orange County..." May 12

  • Former Detroit Lions' receiver Titus Young arrested twice in 15 hours

    Oakland Press "Titus Young, the former Detroit Lions wide receiver, was arrested twice in 15 hours on Sunday by the Moreno Valley Police Department in southern California. According to the police report, Young was stopped at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday after making an illegal left turn in front of a patrol..." May 08

  • Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young Sr. clears waivers

    Michigan Live "This bit of news will not surprise anyone, but former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young cleared waivers today after the St. Louis Rams recently released him. When Detroit waived Young, St. Louis was the only team to put in a waiver claim to obtain him. It now appears no NFL team is interested in..." February 20

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    ProFootballTalk @

    Keep a close eye on St. Louis today. There's a report WR Titus Young will be cut and the Rams are declining comment.

  • Lions GM Martin Mayhew, coach Jim Schwartz won't go into specifics on Titus Young

    Detroit News "Lions coach Jim Schwartz and general manager Martin Mayhew tap-danced around the specifics of the decision to cut talented but troubled receiver Titus Young. "Titus is on another team," Mayhew said Thursday. "It's hard to start getting into descriptions of his character and his issues. I don't..." February 08

  • Titus Young will still cause trouble, just not for the Lions

    Detroit News "There is some concern in our community that the Lions blew it again. Some fans worry that the Lions did not do enough to help departed wide receiver Titus Young and that he will come back to haunt them. The Lions exhausted every option and there was no way to reel this guy in. The same demons..." February 07

  • Former Detroit Lions WR Titus Young ripped by St. Louis Rams WR Danny Amendola's agent

    Michigan Live "Since the Detroit Lions have cut ties with receiver Titus Young, we all can move onto more pressing matters with this team. Let us end the legacy of Young Sr. with this. St. Louis Rams receiver Danny Amendola is an unrestricted free agent this offseason, and when the St. Louis Dispatch asked his..." February 06

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    Jason La Canfora @

    The Rams claimed WR Titus Young, who was waived by the Lions on Monday