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#84 Doug Worthington
Position: Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 276
Year: Senior
Hometown: Athol Springs, N.Y.
High School: Saint Francis
Doug Worthington Biography
Courtesy: OhioStateBuckeyes.com
Release: 06/29/2007
Buckeye Bits: returning starter at defensive tackle … his versatility gives the Buckeyes depth at all four spots along the defensive line … has become a leader with that position group

2008 (Junior): rotating starter along the defensive line … 34 tackles for the year … three tackles in the Purdue win … six tackles against Penn State … four tackles and recovered a Northwestern fumble … sack and two tackles at Illinois … six tackles and a TFL in win over Michigan … 8-yard sack in Fiesta Bowl … second-year letterman

2007 (Sophomore): started 11 games in 2007 … recorded 24 tackles for the season … sack and four tackles in the Wisconsin win … forced a Kent State fumble … interception against Michigan State … Attack Force award: Akron … Jack Tatum hit of week: Akron … first-year letterman

2006 (Freshman): played in seven games … totaled three tackles, which came among the last five games of the regular season (Indiana, Minnesota and Northwestern)

2005 (Redshirt): played on the scout team … injured his right knee on the final day of bowl practice before the team broke for the holiday season … had surgery and sat out winter and spring

High School: Parade All-American … rated the No. 2 prospect overall in the state of New York … totaled 74 tackles, including seven sacks as a senior … had 67 tackles and five sacks as a junior … also a standout basketball player … the first Buckeye from upstate New York since Will Smith (2000-03)

Personal: son of Doug and Andrea Worthington … father played football at the University of Colorado … majoring in communication

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