Chris Young's path to Arizona State was long and arduous. After being unable to qualify for the University of Washington out of high school, Young attended Arizona Western Community College for two years and posted monster numbers there. When his two years were up, Young committed to be a Sun Devil and has been the epitome of consistency in his last two seasons in Tempe.
December 23, 2013
After Brandon Magee graduated, it wasn't clear which one of the linebackers on the Arizona State roster would step in and account for the production that the standout weak-side player was taking with him. Nine games into the 2013 season, the play of senior linebacker Chris Young has alleviated any concerns on that matter.
November 13, 2013
A position change can often be challenging for any player to make, especially during the season, but that's exactly what Chris Young has been asked to do. After starting the first four games at the WILL linebacker position, the senior is making his transition back to SPUR, a position he excelled at last year. As ASU prepares to play Notre Dame, Young says he feels he's up to the challenge.
October 3, 2013
In 2012 linebacker Chris Young was a staple on the Arizona State defense, finishing third on the team with 82 tackles and 14 tackles for a loss. That trend has continued into the spring for Young, as he looks to anchor the linebacker unit this upcoming season.
April 4, 2013
On a defense that has already showcased several playmakers this year, one of the pleasant surprises of that group has been Junior College transfer Chris Young. Coming into fall camp as a safety, it took Chris Young some time to convert to the "spur" hybrid linebacker position with the Sun Devils. Now that he has settled in at the position the results are speaking for themselves.
September 18, 2012
Despite arriving in Tempe just a couple of weeks before fall camp began, Chris Young has kick-started his football career with Arizona State into high gear. The JC transfer linebacker is listed as starter on the depth chart as he is involved in fierce competition with Anthony Jones at SPUR linebacker.
August 21, 2012