2020 NFL Mock Draft: Ohio State’s Chase Young
Ohio State defensive end Chase Young is undoubtedly one of the best players available in the 2020 NFL Draft.
While Heisman-winning LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is the consensus top overall pick, expected to go to the Cincinnati Bengals, Young is everyone’s second choice.
Out of all the teams picking in the top five this year, only the Bengals and Miami Dolphins need a quarterback. And Miami does not pick until number five – so there is no way Young does not get scooped up before then.
With comparisons being made to this past season’s NFL Rookie of the Year Nick Bosa, Young is almost certainly going at number two overall to the Washington Redskins.
Recently, Fox Sports college football analyst Joel Klatt broke down just what a beast Young is.
“He’s just a total game wrecker,” he said on an interview with 106.7 The Fan.
“Every time that he’s needed to make a play, it seemed like he was close. From my standpoint, this is the type of guy that you can draft, you can plug him in and you can play him right away. I think he is a better version of Nick Bosa.
“Bosa is explosive but he’s shorter. Chase has better length. He’s a little better versus the run because of that length. He is the type of guy that I think can be an all pro multiple times in his career.”
That is quote the lofty praise for Young.
Between new head coach Ron Rivera’s defensive prowess and Young’s general skill set he should be an immediately impactful pick with the Redskins.
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