"I just talked to (Ohio State assistant) coach Daniels about five minutes ago," Athol Springs (N.Y.) Saint Francis defensive end Doug Worthington said on Wednesday night. "He asked how I was doing. How things are going."
"Most definitely I'll make an official visit to Ohio State. Probably in December. That's a lock. And I want to go to the Ohio State-Michigan game. I've got to do that."
"Obviously I'm looking at Ohio State. And Wisconsin, Pitt, Penn State, LSU, Tennessee, Florida, and Boston College too. I have a good list of schools. I have offers from all of them."
"Ohio State is my favorite. Last year they set a record for guys going to the pro's. And a couple of my family members live down in Ohio. Ohio State has the edge over everyone."
The 6-foot-7 and 256 pound Worthington has been a varsity starter on both sides of the ball since his freshman year. He made seven tackles including one and a half sacks during the opening game of this season.
Worthington is the No. 5 strongside defensive end prospect in the Rivals.com player rankings and the No. 4 overall prospect in the state of New York.