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Chase Young is in a rather unique situation. Not too many professional athletes have had the opportunity to play in their backyards. 

The No.2 overall draft pick will return home to the DMV to join the Burgundy and Gold as a defensive end. Young will get to share the experience with his family, friends, former coaches and classmates. 

Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman offered some advice to the Upper Marlboro, Maryland native. 

“Just soak it all in and enjoy it,” Zimmerman said. 

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Zimmerman, a Virginia native is pretty familiar with playing in his hometown. 

“Enjoy it, appreciate those people and make the best out of the situation.” 

Young graduated from DeMatha high school and has become the second Ohio State player to be drafted by his hometown Redskins in consecutive years. 

Last year, the Redskins drafted quarterback Dwayne Haskins. 

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