Washington Football Team DE Chase Young was named the Associated Press 2020 Defensive Rookie of the Year Saturday night at the NFL Honors show.
— NFL (@NFL) February 7, 2021
Young, 21, was a two-year starter at Ohio State and was a first-team All-American last season. Washington used the No. 2 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft on him.
Young signed a four-year, $34,563,594 rookie contract that included a $22,697,160 signing bonus. The contract includes a fifth-year for Washington to pick up for the 2024 season.
In 2020, Young appeared in 15 games for Washington, recording 44 tackles, seven and a half sacks, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, and four pass deflections.