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Richard Young, Florida 5-star running back, visiting Oregon Ducks this weekend

Lehigh High School's Richard Young is rated the No. 2 running back in the class of 2023

The state of Florida is historically loaded with talent at the running back position in the class of 2023, boasting five of the nation's top seven ball-carriers.

Given that amount of star power, it's difficult to determine, "Who is the best back in the state?" 

But clearly Lehigh High School (Florida) star Richard Young belongs firmly in the that discussion.

The 5-foot-11, 200-pound athlete is rated a five-star prospect and the nation's No. 2 running back.

Young holds offers from nearly 60 colleges, highlighted by Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oregon, Penn State, Texas and USC. 

On Monday, Young shared on social media that he will be visiting the University of Oregon this weekend:

Projected as a future high NFL Draft pick, Young is viewed as one of the most coveted prospects to come out of his area in years, according to 247Sports

"One of the most coveted prospects to come out of Southwest Florida in recent memory. A one-cut-and-go type of running back that’s powerful enough to get it done in-between the tackles. Excellent vision and overall feel for the position allows him to get up field in a hurry and attack holes. Outstanding contact balance combined with an effective stiff arm makes it extremely difficult for high school defenders to bring him to the ground. Has experience working out of single back, shotgun and pistol formations."