Justin Worley is a quarterback for the University of Tennessee Volunteers of the Southeastern Conference.
Worley attended Northwestern High School in South Carolina where he earned the Gatorade National Player of the Year award in 2010 as a senior. He led Northwestern to an undefeated record and the state championship that season. Worley set a state record with 64 touchdown passes in 2010 and he also threw for 5,315 yards. He was ranked the #18 quarterback in the country by ESPN out of high school.
He appeared in four games at Tennessee as a freshman in 2011 and started three of them, throwing for a total of 604 yards. His first career college start came against South Carolina where he threw for 105 yards. His first career win came against Middle Tennessee State University where he threw for 291 yards and a touchdown. Worley entered the 2012 season as the back-up to Tyler Bray. He appeared in five games and threw for 134 yards. He earned the starting job coming out of camp in 2013. Worley appeared in eight games, starting seven of them before his season ended due to a thumb injury that required surgery. He led Tennessee to an upset win over #11 South Carolina and finished the season with 1,239 passing yards and 10 passing touchdowns. He completed 55.6 percent of his passes. Worley was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2012 and 2013.
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