Chris Wormley 43
Chris  Wormley

RS Senior

Toledo, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 302



5th Sr.


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Kornacki: Football's Wormley Oozes Value for Wolverines


Chesson's Selection as Team MVP Highlights Awards at Bust

Chesson's Selection as MVP Highlights Awards at Football Bust


Chris Wormley - Ironman of the Week


Football Press Conference: Players 8/27/15

FB Sione Houma, OL Kyle Kalis, LB Desmond Morgan and DE Chris Wormley meet with the media one week before the 2015 season opener at Utah.


Chris Wormley Interview

Chris Wormley on Thursday of Minnesota week (Oct. 3, 2013).



Tackles: 7 - Ohio State, 2015
TFLs: 3.0 - (2x), last vs. Oregon State, 2015
Sacks: 1.0 - (6x), last vs. Michigan State, 2015
FR: 1 - Nebraska, 2013

At Michigan
• Graduated from the School of Kinesiology, with a degree in sport management
• Four-year letterman
• Appeared in 51 games, making 30 starts along the defensive line
• Recorded 123 tackles, 33 tackles for loss, 18 sacks, one fumble recovery and two pass breakups
• Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016)
• 2015 and 2016 Richard Katcher Award - Top U-M Defensive Lineman
• Two-time All-Big Ten honoree; 2016 first team (coaches), second team (media); 2015 third team (coaches)

Fifth-Year Senior (2016)
• Academic All-Big Ten Conference
• Pro Football Focus College Big Ten Team of the Week honoree against UCF (Sept. 10)
• Was the team's Defensive Lineman of the Game after games against UCF (co-), Colorado and Wisconsin
• Elected co-captain
• Started all 13 games at defensive end
• Started in the season opener against Hawaii (Sept. 3)
• Recorded seven tackles, 1.5 TFLs one sack and blocked two field goals against UCF (Sept. 10)
• Posted two stops and an assisted sack vs. Colorado (Sept. 17)
• Tallied three tackles and 1.5 sacks against Penn State (Sept. 24)
• Recorded five tackles and one sack against Wisconsin (Oct. 1)
• Assisted on two tackles for loss at Rutgers (Oct. 8)
• Made three stops against Illinois (Oct. 22)
• Recorded four quarterback hurries against Michigan State (Oct. 29)
• Made two stops against Maryland (Nov. 5)
• Made six tackles including four solo stops at Iowa (Nov. 12), adding one sack among two tackles for loss overall
• Made three tackles against Indiana (Nov. 19) with two solo stops
• Recorded five stops and one sack at Ohio State (Nov. 26)
• Assisted on one tackle and blocked a point-after-attempt vs. Florida State in the Orange Bowl (Dec. 30)

Senior (2015)
• Has appeared in 12 games at defensive line, making 10 starts
• at Utah (Sept. 3): Made a career-high five tackles, including three for loss
• Oregon State (Sept. 12): Tallied a career-best six tackles, including a sack and three TFL
• UNLV (Sept. 19): Recorded a tackle-for-loss and forced a fumble
• BYU (Sept. 26): Notched two tackles and a QB hurry
• Michigan State (Oct. 17): Recorded five tackles, a sack and a pass breakup
• at Minnesota (Oct. 31): Tallied three tackles
• Rutgers (Nov. 7): Made four tackles, including two sacks
• at Penn State (Nov. 21): Recorded five tackles, including 2.0 TFL and 1.5 sacks
• Ohio State (Nov. 28): Had a career-high seven tackles
• Florida (Jan. 1): Notched four tackles including a sack and 2.5 tackles-for-loss

Junior (2014)
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Earned second varsity letter
• Appeared in 12 games, making six starts
• Recorded 21 tackles, 10 solos, five TFLs and three sacks
• at Ohio State (Nov. 29): Tallied three tackles
• at Northwestern (Nov. 8): Posted four tackles, including 0.5 sacks
• Indiana (Nov. 1): Recorded two tackles, including one TFL
• at Michigan State (Oct. 25): Posted a sack for a loss of eight yards
• Penn State (Oct. 11): Recorded two tackles, including 0.5 sacks
• Minnesota (Sept. 27): Posted three tackles, including one TFL
• Appalachian State (Aug. 30): Recorded one sack

Sophomore (2013)
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in 13 games as a reserve defensive lineman
• Tallied 19 tackles, 4.5 TFL, 2.5 sacks and one fumble recovery
• at Iowa (Nov. 23): Registered two tackles and a sack
• Nebraska (Nov. 9): Notched his first career fumble recovery
• at Penn State (Oct. 12): Recorded a career-high four tackles, one sack and two tackles-for-a-loss
• Central Michigan (Aug. 31): Posted first career TFL
• Earned John F. Maulbetsch spring award for a freshman based on desire, character, capacity for leadership and future success both on and off the field

Freshman (2012)
• Did not see game action
• Redshirted

• Attended Toledo Whitmer High School (2012) coached by Joe Palka

Key Statistics
• Compiled 66 tackles, 19 tackles-for-loss, 11 sacks, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup as a senior
• Tallied 60 tackles and 12 sacks as a sophomore

Honors and Rankings
• Named AP Division I All-Ohio first-team and co-Defensive Player of the Year as a senior

Other Sports
• Was four-time letterman in basketball and track and field

• Christopher Keith Wormley was born October 25, 1993


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