30.2 F
Beckley
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 8:31pm

Buckeyes DE Chase Young out vs. Maryland due to potential NCAA issue


Ohio State Buckeyes defensive end Chase Young, a Heisman Trophy contender who has been the most dominant defensive player in the FBS this season, is being held out because of a potential undisclosed violation of NCAA rules, the university announced Friday.

Young, a junior from Hyattsville, Maryland, will not play for the No. 1 Buckeyes in Saturday’s game against Maryland “due to a possible NCAA issue from 2018 that the Department of Athletics is looking into,” the school said in a release.

Young leads the FBS with 13½ sacks and is tied for second with 15½ tackles for loss.

He had tied Ohio State’s single-game records for sacks (four) and tackles for loss (five) in the Buckeyes’ last game, a 38-7 win over Wisconsin on Oct. 26. He needs a half-sack to tie Vernon Gholston‘s single-season team record set in 2007.

“Having a player like Chase play the way he has clearly changes the game and makes everybody on that defense better because you have to account for him on every play,” Buckeyes coach Ryan Day said after the Wisconsin win. “But that’s only good if he plays that way, and he is.”

Young, at 6-foot-5 and 265 pounds, is considered the potential No. 1 pick in next spring’s NFL draft if he decides to forgo his final season of eligibility with the Buckeyes. ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. ranked Young as the No. 1 player available for the 2020 NFL draft on his latest Big Board.



Source link

Recent Articles

Princess Martha Louise of Norway’s American boyfriend Shaman Durek details their romance: ‘She’s real’

Shaman Durek, a spiritual guide to Hollywood stars such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Nina Dobrev, is enjoying a fairy tale romance of his own.The...

Former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick joining race for White House: reports

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has told supporters he will join the Democratic race and run for president, media outlets including the New York Times...

Nikki Haley frustrated by Democrats’ impeachment inquiry: ‘Let the people decide’ in 2020

House Democrats should let the American people decide what they think about the impeachment inquiry during the 2020 election, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley...

Impeachment hearing: Taylor claims staffer overheard Trump asking about ‘investigations’

Bill Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, testified on Wednesday that a staff member recently told him that they overheard a phone conversation...

Democrats and Republicans present dueling narratives in Trump impeachment hearings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic and Republican lawmakers presented dueling narratives on Wednesday as the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump went public...

Related Stories

Stay on op - Ge the daily news in your inbox