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Dezmond Wortham
Dezmond  Wortham

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Frisco, TX

High School:
Hebron

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
01/02/1995

11/26/2016

Wake Forest Falls to Boston College 17-14

John Wolford throws two touchdown passes in the loss

08/20/2015

Wortham Named to Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Watch List

Wake Forest redshirt sophomore running back Dezmond Wortham is the lone representative from the ACC on the watch list.

04/11/2015

Team White Defeats Team Black, 22-3, in Annual Spring Game

John Wolford threw two touchdown passes to lead the White team

10/21/2014

GAME NOTES: Wake Forest vs. Boston College

The Demon Deacons continue their three-game homestand, playing host to the Eagles on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

10/14/2014

GAME NOTES: Wake Forest vs. Syracuse

The Demon Deacons will play the Orange for the fourth time in program history on Saturday at noon on RSN.

10/14/2014

Dezmond Wortham - Weekly Press Conference

Dezmond Wortham - Weekly Press Conference

11/19/2016

Wake Forest vs. Clemson

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons played the No. 4 Clemson Tigers on Saturday, Nov. 19 at BB&T Field.

10/08/2016

Wake Forest vs. Syracuse

Wake Forest battled on Oct. 8, 2016 at BB&T Field.

09/03/2015

Wake Forest vs. Elon

Check out the photo gallery from the Wake Forest football season-opener against Elon at BB&T Field.

11/22/2014

Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech - Nov. 22, 2014

Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech - Nov. 22, 2014

10/25/2014

Wake Forest vs. Boston College - Oct. 25, 2014

Wake Forest vs. Boston College - Oct. 25, 2014

Dezmond Wortham Profile


2015 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Member of the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Watch List in 2015 ... The award goes to the best college player from Texas ... Came off the bench to carry six times for 18 yards vs. Elon ... Played 10 snaps vs. Phoenix ... member of Wake Forest's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... Received the ACC's Top Six for Service Award ... Saw action in each of the final five games on special teams ... Switched to safety during spring practice 2016.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman)
Had a breakout season in 2014 ... Redshirted in 2013 after suffering a torn Achilles early in preseason camp ... Saw limited action through the first four games of the year before making his first career carry against Florida State (Oct. 4) ... Was impressive with 12 carries for 68 yards vs. the Seminoles ... Started the next five games ... Had 57 yards on 19 carries vs. Syracuse ... Added 30 yards on eight carries vs. Clemson ... Led the team in rushing with 241 yards ... Added six receptions for 19 yards ... Named the offensive scout team player of the week vs. Gardner-Webb.

2013 (True Freshman)
Sat out the season with a medical redshirt after injuring his knee during the preseason.

High School
A 2013 graduate of Hebron High School in Carrollton, Texas ... Tore his ACL in the fifth game of his senior season ... Had 115 carries for 745 yards before being injured in mid-October ... Scored seven touchdowns and had 12 receptions for 100 yards in four and one-half games ... Went over the 1,000-yard mark as both a sophomore and junior ... Rushed for 797 yards and five touchdowns as a freshman in high school ... The Hawks reached the Texas 5A playoffs in 2012 ... Had offers from Kentucky, Colorado State, Connecticut and Houston among others.

Personal
Son of James and Rita Wortham ... Born Jan. 2, 1995 ... Name is pronounced "WORTH-uhm".

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