Whittier Christian HS DT Jeff Worthy (La Habra, CA) will arrive in Boise this summer as one of the…
Future Bronco Takes In Blue-Orange Game
"The defense played really well, especially the D-line," he said. "Overall, it was a good game. The defense is really fast to the ball and that tells me I need to get faster. One thing I noticed was that they were mixing it up and doing a lot of stunts."
"Well, I got there on Friday," he stated. "I spoke to the coaches and players, sat in on some meetings and film sessions, and went to the game. It was fun."
Worthy (6'4, 295) says Head Coach Chris Petersen noted that he was "looking big." The talented DT says he'll be more than ready to compete once summer rolls around.
"The workouts are going good. I'm getting bigger and stronger," said Worthy. "Basically, it's just the same thing every week right now and the only day I don't lift is Wednesday. I'll be ready to compete."
The Bronco defense (and particularly the D-line) will feature a boatload of upperclassmen in 2011. That means Worthy, Ash, and Ukwuachu will most likely redshirt this upcoming season.
"It's kind of looking like I'm going to redshirt since I have a lot of seniors and juniors ahead of me," he said. "I'll get my shot next year, but I'm not sure about this year. We'll have to wait and see."
ESPN is in the process of announcing their Pre-Season Top 25 for the 2011 season. They announced #6-10 on Thursday and will announce the Top 5 on Friday. With Boise State being noticeably absent on Thursday, it appears the Broncos will find themselves in the Top 5 in the ESPN rankings heading into the summer.
"Honestly, I don't look at the rankings. It's good to start high, but we've got Georgia in the opener," he said. "Obviously, to go undefeated we have to win that game and take care of TCU. We definitely have the capability to be a Top 5 team and I think the defense will be better than it was last year."
Worthy will arrive in Boise on June 25th for summer workouts and will also enroll in the bridge program at Boise State. He says the football-aspect won't be too much of an adjustment, but starting college is a whole different story.
"I'm excited and looking forward to it," he said. "The football-part won't be hard, but college will be an adjustment. I'll have to work at that a bit more."
BroncoCountry.com will continue to have updates on Jeff Worthy.
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