Wormley Talks Decision to Stay

Michigan DE Chris Wormley explains his reason behind coming back for another year at Michigan.

WINTERR GARDEN, Fla. – After talking with Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, Chris Wormley says he’s coming back for his fifth year seanior season to “get better” and improve on his 2017 NFL stock grade.

“I talked to him about him about,” Wormley said of his decision to stay for another season. “There is no reason for me to leave now. Another year to get better, another year to show the NFL my talents. I’m here to come back and play for Harbaugh for one more year, and play with the team I have been playing with the past four years.”

Through Michigan’s first 12 games, Wormely led U-M with 6.5 sacks and 12.0 tackles for loss, to go along with his 39 tackles. He was named an All-Big Ten third-team selection by the coaches tor his effort. 

Wormley, who fully intends to stay next season, says he would just like to see what his draft grade ranks, so he can gauge where his talents need to be for the 2017 NFL Draft. 

“I definitely think when the NFL is where you want to go, you want to see where you rank amongst the guys who are leaving this year,” Wormely said. “So just a range of where I am at and get a judgment that are going to be picking me up next year."

Adding: “It’s definitely a way to see where I can grow as a player."

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