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Chase Young

DE

Player profile

  • Height 6-5
  • Weight 265
  • Hometown Upper Marlboro, Md.
  • Last School DeMatha Catholic
  • Year Junior

Ohio State Overview: Chase Young is a rising star along the Ohio State defensive line … a true and talented sophomore, he worked his way into playing in 12 of the Big Ten champion Buckeyes’ 14 games last year at defensive end, a position group that produced three 2018 NFL Draft picks and included the Big Ten’s defensive lineman of the year and first-team All-American Nick Bosa … Young contributed 19 tackles on the season, including 6.0 tackles-for-loss and 3.5 quarterback sacks … his sacks came against Maryland, Michigan State (1.5) and USC … he had 2.0 TFLs vs. Rutgers … he is majoring in criminology & criminal justice.

More on Chase: Yong was a consensus 5-star prospect and one of the Top 10 players regardless of position in the nation as a senior … also considered one of the top two defensive ends … the No. 1 player in the state of Maryland … helped DeMatha, coached by Elijah Brooks, win the 2016 state championship with a 12-0 record by recording 118 tackles and 37 tackles-for-loss, including 19 quarterback sacks … he also forced five fumbles … named the Washington Post’s all-metropolitan defensive player of the year … named a U.S. Army All-American and to the American Family Insurance all-USA Football Team … played two seasons at DeMatha and team finished on a 17-game winning streak … played two years at Pallotti High School in Laurel, Md., before transferring to DeMatha … is the son of Carla and Greg Young.