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Get to know new Saints linebacker Chris Young

He played at Arizona State

Chris Young, LB, No. 46, Arizona State (6-0, 252)

NFL Experience: 1

Signed by the Saints, 8/16/15…Waived by the New York Jets, 5/8/15…Signed by the Jets to a reserve/future contract, 12/29/14…Waived by the Jets to practice squad, 10/29/14…Waived by the Texans, 8/30/14…Signed with Houston Texans, 5/16/14… Recorded 194 tackles (132 solo), 9.5 sacks, one interception, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in two seasons at Arizona State…In 2013, started all 14 games at outside linebacker for the Sun Deviles and earned Second Team All-Pac-12 honors as he tallied a team-high 112 total tackles, adding 7.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles and a pass deflection…As a junior, started all 13 games and was the team's third-leading tackler with 82 on the season, adding two sacks, one interception and one forced fumble…Attended Arizona Western Junior College for two seasons (2010-11) and was named the Western States Football League Defensive Player of the Year and a First-Team All-American in 2011, when he totaled 111 tackles, 30 tackles-for-loss, 8.5 sacks, five fumble recoveries, four forced fumbles and two interceptions…Prepped at Auburn (Seattle, Wash.) HS, where he starred on both sides of the ball…As a senior in 2009, rushed for 1,424 yards on 104 carries (13.4 avg.) with 25 touchdowns and totaled 78 tackles, two sacks, one fumble recovery and one blocked punt…Born January 9, 1992.

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