Daryl Worley

Not to be confused with Darryl Worley.
Daryl Worley

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Worley in 2016
No. 26Carolina Panthers
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1995-02-22) February 22, 1995
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 204 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Philadelphia (PA) Penn Charter
College: West Virginia
NFL Draft: 2016 / Round: 3 / Pick: 77
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 12, 2016
Total tackles: 61
Quarterback sacks: 1.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Pass deflections: 6
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Daryl Worley (born February 22, 1995) is an American football cornerback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Panthers in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at West Virginia.[1]

High school

Worley attended the William Penn Charter School and was a standout receiver and safety for head coach Jeff Humble. As a receiver, he earned first-team honors during his junior and senior seasons and as a defensive back, earned first team honors as a senior. He was an All-Southeastern Pennsylvania First-Team defensive back and 2-time Penn Inter-Ac League First Team football player. He was rated as Southeastern Pennsylvania's top cornerback by the Philadelphia Inquire coming out of high school.[2]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Daryl Worley
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania William Penn Charter School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 4.48 Jul 31, 2012 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports:3/5 stars    ESPN grade: 77
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 33 (S)   Rivals: 51 (Safety)  247Sports: 60 (Safety)  ESPN: 97 (S)
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


College career

Daryl Worley attended West Virginia University where he played for the West Virginia Mountaineers from 2013 to 2015. As a freshman, he played in 11 games and started 5 games. He was primarily used on special teams and finished the season with 45 tackles (36 solo and 3 TFLs) and 1 interception. He was also second on the team with five pass breakups. During his sophomore season, Worley started in all 11 games for the Mountaineers. He led the team with 3 interceptions. He was also the fifth-leading tackler on the team with 52 tackles (44 solo and 4.5 TFLs) and also recorded 4 pass breakups. He was named the Iron Mountaineer honoree for excellence in the weight room. His three interceptions tied him for 11th in the Big 12 Conference. During his true junior season, Worley earned 1st-Team All-Big 12 honors after finishing among the nation's leaders with 6 interceptions and 12 bass breakups. He also recorded 49 tackles (46 solo and 2 TFLs) and forced 2 fumbles on the year.[3] Despite a recommendation from the NFL Draft Advisory Committee to return to school, Worley decided to forgo his final season of eligibility and enter the 2016 NFL Draft.[4]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht WtArm lengthHand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 1 in 204 lb33 3⁄8 in10 1⁄4 in 4.48 s 1.58 s 2.65 s 4.15 s 6.98 s 35 1⁄2 in 10 ft 3 in 14 reps
All values from 2016 NFL Scouting Combine.[5][6] or West Virginia Pro Day[7][8]

Worley was selected in the third round (77th overall) by the Carolina Panthers.


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