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Kevin Worthy

Hometown:
Attalla, AL

High School:
Etowah HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 235

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
10/14/1981

2004 Draft . . . Sigend as a free agent with St. Louis.

2003 Honors - - Selected to participate in Gridiron Classic . . . 2003 - - Listed as second team middle linebacker following spring practice . . .saw action in opening win over Miami . . . recorded two solo tackles and two assists . . . also had one tackle for minus six yards . . . recorded four solo tackles and one assist in win over Buffalo, including a tackle for loss . . . one solo tackle in win at Iowa State . . . one solo tackle in win over Arizona State . . . recorded two solo tackles, including a tackle for loss, at Michigan State . . . recorded one solo tackle in win over Michigan . . . saw action at Ohio State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Penn State, but had no statistics . . . started first game of the season at outside linebacker in win over Illinois . . . recorded three solo tackles in win over Illinois . . . saw action at Purdue, but had no statistics . . . recorded one solo tackle and one assist in win over Minnesota, and also recovered two fumbles . . . saw action in win at Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . recorded one solo tackle and one assist in 37-17 Outback Bowl win over Florida . . . 2002 - - started all 13 games at linebacker . . . also handled long snaps on Iowa punts . . . two solo tackles and five assists in opening win over Akron . . . had 72-yard touchdown run with recovered fumble in first quarter vs. Akron, resulting in second longest fumble return in school history . . . three solo tackles and five assists in win at Miami . . . two solo tackles and eight assists vs. Iowa State . . . two solo tackles and one assist in win over Utah State . . . three solo stops and five assists in win at Penn State, including one QB sack . . . five solo tackles and one assist in win over Purdue . . . recorded three solo tackles and four assists in win over Michigan State, plus one pass break-up . . . recorded two solo tackles and four assists in win at Indiana, including one QB sack for minus five yards and one pass break-up . . . recorded four solo tackles and one assist in win at Michigan as defense held Wolverines to 22 rushing yards and 171 yards total offense . . . recorded five solo tackles and two assists in win over Wisconsin as defense held Badgers to 78 rushing yards and 215 yards total offense . . . one solo tackle and five assists in win over Northwestern . . . two solo tackles and two assists in win at Minnesota as Iowa defense held top rushing team in the Big Ten Conference to 80 net yards rushing . . . recorded six solo tackles and one assist vs. Southern Cal in Orange Bowl . . . 2001 - - saw action in all 12 games . . . handled deep snaps for second straight season . . . recorded 16 solo tackles and 11 assists . . . three solo stops and one assist vs. Kent State . . . one tackle vs. Miami . . . three solo tackles at Michigan State . . . two solo stops and four assists in win over Indiana . . . one tackle vs. Michigan . . . four solo tackles and four assists in win at Northwestern . . . one solo tackle and one assist in win over Minnesota . . . one solo tackle and one assist in Alamo Bowl win over Texas Tech . . . 2000 - - handled deep snaps throughout the season, while also seeing action at linebacker . . . recorded 16 solo tackles and nine assists, along with one recovered fumble . . . one tackle vs. Kansas State and Nebraska . . . six solo tackles at Indiana . . . three tackles in win over Michigan State . . . four tackles and a recovered fumble at Illinois . . . one solo tackle and two assists vs. Ohio State . . . one tackle in win at Penn State . . . two solo tackles and two assists in win over Northwestern . . . two assists at Minnesota.

High school honors - - Finalist for Alabama?s Mr. Football award as a senior . . . first team all-state as a junior and senior . . . first team all-region for three straight seasons . . . team captain as a senior and was area Defensive Player of the Year . . . Career - - . . . best time of 4.7 seconds in the 40-yard dash . . . four-year letterman in football and earned three letters in basketball . . . also handled deep snaps . . . Etowah won state football championship and was ranked 17th nationally in USA Today?s final prep poll . . . prep team also advanced to state title game his junior season.

Personal - - Born 10/14/81 . . . health and sport studies major . . . member of Student Council and served as class treasurer . . . parents are Lisa Worthy and Reginald Worthy . . . high school coach was Raymond Farmer.

Worthy's Defense Stats

Year Solo Ast. Total T/Loss Sacks Int.-Yds. QBH PBU FF RF-Yds.-TD
Freshman 16 9 25 0/0 0/0 0-0 1 0 0 1-0-0
Sophomore 16 11 27 0/0 0/0 0-0 0 0 0 0-0-0
Junior 40 44 84 2/13 2/13 0-0 0 2 0 1-72-1
Senior 16 5 21 3/13 0/0 0-0 0 0 2-0-0
Total 88 69 157 5/26 2/13 0-0 1 2 0 4-72-1
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