Three Offers and a Leader for Worthington

Tyrell Worthington

Tyrell Worthington is now up to three scholarship offers and would not be surprised to see additional tenders come his way in the very near future.

"I got offers from N.C. State, Virginia Tech, and one from ECU," said Worthington. "A couple of other schools are talking about offering – Virginia, and [North] Carolina."

Each of the schools that have extended a football scholarship, hope to also see Worthington on their baseball diamond as he is considered to be one of the better baseball prospects in the state.

"I plan on playing both of them in college," said Worthington. "All the [offering] schools want me to play both [sports] in college."

The leading candidate for Worthington's dual sports skills is N.C. State following a recent unofficial visit to Raleigh.

"I like N.C. State, they are my leader," said Worthington. "When I attended their junior day, they showed us around and they told us about the history behind it. I like their prestige."

Worthington has also attended East Carolina's junior day, and plans to revisit N.C. State for the Wolfpack's summer camp.

Sunday Worthington was one of the more impressive recruits at Scout.com's All-American Combine. After measuring in at 6-foot and 180 pounds, Worthington ran the 40-yard dash in 4.56 seconds and 20-yard shuttle in 4.06 seconds. He topped off his performance with a combine best 6.79 seconds in the L-cone drill.

As a junior at Winterville (N.C.) South Central, Worthington excelled on both offense and defense earning the Area Player-of-the-Year Award. From his tailback position he rushed 140 times for 1,129 yards (8.06-yard average), and eight touchdowns. On defense, he accumulated 96 tackles and four interceptions.

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