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Ohio State’s Chase Young to miss one more game for NCAA violation

Ohio State v Nebraska
Ohio State’s Chase Young (2) pressures Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez on Sept. 28 in Lincoln, Neb.
(Steven Branscombe / Getty Images)

Ohio State star defensive end Chase Young will be held out of one more game as punishment for breaking NCAA rules by accepting a personal loan.

The penalty was announced by Ohio State in a statement Wednesday.

That means the preseason All-American will sit out Saturday’s game against Rutgers, missing a total of two games, and then be back for showdowns with No. 9 Penn State and No. 14 Michigan to end the regular season.

No. 3 Ohio State announced the day before its game last week with Maryland that Young would be held out amid concerns he violated NCAA rules by taking a loan last year from someone he describes as a “family friend.”

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Young explained his ”mistake” in a tweet and said the loan had been repaid.

Ohio State had sought immediate reinstatement.


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