NFL Draft 2012: Jerel Worthy Likely Going Pro

EVANSTON IL - OCTOBER 23: Jerel Worthy #99 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates a defensive play against the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field on October 23 2010 in Evanston Illinois. Michigan State defeated Northwestern 35-27. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jerel Worthy

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After an All-American season at defensive tackle it appears that Michigan State's Jerel Worthy will be going pro. Michigan State has called a press conference at 2 p.m. today with Worthy and head coach Mark Dantonio, and it is expected that Worthy will announce his intentions there:

134725464_extra_large_normal I've scheduled a press conference for 2 pm today on the MSU campus to announce my future plans. - @I_AM_Worthy99 via Twitter

Worthy was a monster this season for the Spartans, helping them win the Big Ten's Legends Division and reach the first ever Big Ten Championship game. He was named first-team All-American by Associated Press, American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News, CBSSports.com, NBCSports.com and Yahoo! Sports. His AP All-American nomination was Michigan State's first for a defensive tackle in 45 years since Bubba Smith in 1966. in his Michigan State career he has 12.0 sacks and 25.5 tackles for loss.

For more on the Michigan State Spartans, go to The Only Colors. You can also head over to SB Nation's main NCAA Football hub at SBNation.com/NCAA-Football.

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