2020 NFL Draft: Chase Young reveals unique plan for draft party that includes social distancing

Chase Younger wouldn’t describe himself as a Redskins fan regardless of escalating up about twenty miles from Washington D.C. But Younger, who cheered on quite a few of the Redskins’ star players in the course of his adolescence, said that it would be “an honor” to be picked by Washington with the second over-all select.

Regardless of whether he receives picked by the Redskins or someone else in the to start with spherical of the draft Thursday, Young’s celebration designs had to be amended, as he created quite a few difficult decisions with regard to who will be with him. Provided the current COVID-19 pandemic, Younger — who is working towards social distancing — had to come to a decision which of his ten family members associates and near mates will be in the room with him when he is in the end picked. Younger said that he does have a plan to celebrate with mates and family members associates who did not make the cut. 

“We’re gonna shine a projector on the facet of the house, so that everybody else can generate up outside the house and observe (the draft),” Younger advised CBS Sports HQ on Monday. “When I do get drafted, I can appear outside the house. Just seeking to make guaranteed I can observe the policies whilst I also see the relaxation of my family members.”

Younger, who said that he grew up cheering for quite a few previous Redskins’ stars that provided Sean Taylor, Clinton Portis and Santana Moss, is predicted to be picked by the Redskins with the second-over-all select. An edge rusher out of Ohio State, Younger is the top rated-ranked participant in CBS Sports’ pre-draft rankings. 

“I would surely be an honor (to play for the Redskins),” Younger said. “I say that all the time. A lot of people today never get a likelihood to play in their hometown. Particularly on the highest stage possible for soccer. If I go to the Redskins, it would be a blessing. Regardless of what group I go to would be a blessing. I am just seeking to place my best foot forward (at the subsequent stage).”

Younger surely place his best foot forward in the course of his time with the Buckeyes. A unanimous All-American very last time, the 6-foot-five, 265-pound Younger tallied 16.five sacks, 21 tackles for loss and seven forced fumbles in twelve games very last time. In 2018, Younger totaled ten.five sacks and fourteen.five tackles for loss whilst serving to the Buckeyes capture only their second Rose Bowl victory of the century.

Although COVID-19 has restricted his capacity to get the job done out with other folks, Younger said that it has not afflicted his coaching regiment as he proceeds to put together himself for his rookie time. Younger was capable to get the job done out with motion picture star/previous championship bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger before the pandemic. Younger said that his agency, which has a marriage with Schwarzenegger, was capable to set up the exercise routine.

“Coming out of college, they referred to as me ‘The Predator,'” Younger said. “(My agency) felt like it was only right for me to get in contact with him. We created that transpire, and it was surely authentic awesome.”