The awards just keep coming for Chase Young.
The Redskins first-round pick was named Ohio State's Male Athlete of the Year, the school announced on Friday.
‼️ Your 2019-20 Ohio State Athletes of the Year:— Ohio State Buckeyes 🌰 (@OhioStAthletics) May 29, 2020
🏒 Jincy Dunne - @OhioStateWHKY 3x All-American
🏈 Chase Young - @OhioStateFB consensus national defensive POtY
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Young's honor is just the latest award of many that the pass rusher has earned following his stellar junior season with the Buckeyes. The 21-year-old finished his final collegiate season with a nation-leading 16.5 sacks in just 12 games, earning Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year and Bednarik Award (given to the country's best defensive player) honors.
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Additionally, the pass rusher was named a Heisman Trophy finalist this past December, becoming just the ninth defensive player since 1982 to be named a finalist for the award.
Young becomes the second Buckeye-turned-Redskin to win Ohio State's Male Athlete of the Year award in as many years, as quarterback Dwayne Haskins earned the honor in 2018-19.
Congratulations to Young and his family on the outstanding achievement.
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