Worthington Discusses Summer Plans

What's Doug Worthington up to these days? We checked in with him to find out and discovered that he is preparing for some final all-star games but is also getting to know his future teammates via his media guide. Click the link for more.

Ohio State signee Doug Worthington, a defensive lineman from Athol Springs (N.Y.) St. Francis, is looking forward to graduation and the summer ahead.

Worthington told Bucknuts.com he will graduate on May 27. His GPA will be somewhere between 2.7 and 3.0 and he scored a 1080 on the SAT.

Worthington will play for the New York all-star team in the New York-New Jersey Governor's Bowl, set for June 12 at Rutgers.

"I am very excited to be playing in that game," Worthington said. "I wish I had gotten to play in the U.S. All-American Game. But I didn't want to let my basketball team down. I am excited to get back to playing football."

The 6-7, 257-pound Worthington was down during spring drills at OSU.

"I missed the spring game, but I caught it on TV," he said. "I came down with my coaches for the coaches clinic. We left before the spring game. It was a great experience to be down there.

"I keep thinking about the schedule and I look at the media guide and I try and review my teammates' names. I want to be able to call them by their name. I just want to come in and contribute as much as I can."

Worthington said he plans to come down to OSU for the summer.

"I will probably leave and go down there at the end of June," he said. "I plan on going to summer school. That will give me a leg up on my schoolwork.

"I know everybody will be working out. I'll be preparing myself mentally and physically. I know it will be great to meet my new teammates and I'll be excited to be down there."

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