Selected as the second of two fourth round (133rd overall) draft choices by Atlanta in 2013.
Played in all 16 games, including 15 start, posting seven receptions for 44 yards. Helped block for an offense that that ranked seventh in the nfl averaging 374.1 Yards per game.
Started and caught one pass in Atlanta’s season opening win over Philadelphia (9/14). Made a crucial tackle on a punt return, stopping RB Darren Sproles at the Eagles 14-yard line at the two minute warning. The long field would lead to a turnover that sealed the win for Atlanta. Caught one pass for six yards pulled down a two-yard pass to convert a key two-point conversion to give Atlanta its first lead at dallas (9/27). Started at tight end and helped block for a rushing attack that totaled 135 yards and four touchdowns against Houston (10/4). Started at tight end and helped block for an offense that gained a season-high 418 total yards, including 176 yards on the ground against Washington (10/11).
In three seasons with the Falcons, has played in 48 games with 34 starts while totaling 49 receptions for 337 yards and four touchdowns. Played and started all 16 games in 2014. Caught 31 passes for 238 yards and two touchdowns. Saw action in all 16 games with three starts. Caught 11 passes for 55 yards with two touchdowns in his rookie season in 2013.
Caught 50 passes for 763 yards (15.3 Yards per catch) with 10 touchdowns in 31 career games at Stanford. Was an offensive mainstay as both a receiver and a blocker, earning All-Pac-12 honorable mention honors and the Cardinal’s T.E.A.M. Technician Award for technique, effort, attitude and mental discipline after catching 24 passes for 393 yards (16.4 Yards per catch) with four touchdowns as a senior in 2012. Earned honorable mention All-Conference honors as a junior after pulling down 25 receptions for 343 yards and a career-high six touchdowns in 2011. In 2012, led all Stanford receivers with 16.4 Yards per catch average and scored four touchdowns on five receptions inside the red zone.
Attended Helix Charter High School in La Mesa, California, where he was labeled a four-star recruit by both Rivals and Scout.Com. Earned PrepStar All-America honors, was named a first team all-state Division II and all-CIF section pick, earned first team All-Grossmont League honors as a tight end and defensive end as well as first team honors from the San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego Hall of Champions and MaxPreps.Com. Selected as a scholar leader-athlete for the 2008-09 academic year by the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame. Attended San Diego's H-Town Christian Academy for two years before transferring to Helix HS...Also lettered in basketball. Parents are Raymond and Trina Young-Toilolo...One of four children...Sister Chasity was a track athlete at the University of Utah. Has three uncles, Dan Saleaumua, Edwin Mulitalo and Joe Salave’a who played in the NFL.