UCLA — A starting offensive tackle in 1999, Blake figures to contend for a starting job at guard this season after playing as a top reserve at that position a year ago … A big, strong lineman who has the potential to be a physical run blocker, he showed improvement in this area during Spring Practice … He continued to make strides and become more comfortable at the guard position during the spring … He has good strength and size for the position, as well as a good understanding of the offense … He has also posted outstanding numbers in the weight room.
2000 — Appeared in 11 games, six on offense as a reserve offensive guard and tackle, and nine on special teams … Played 12 offensive snaps at Washington, 11 versus Stanford and six versus Arizona and Wisconsin.
1999 — Saw action in all 11 games as a redshirt freshman … Started at left tackle in each of the first nine games and at right tackle in game 10 against Washington … Did not start the USC game due to a sprained left knee … Played at least 40 offensive snaps in eight games, including 70 against Oregon, 63 at Stanford and 62 at Arizona State.
1998 — Did not appear in a game during his first year in the program and has two seasons of eligibility remaining.
HIGH SCHOOL — Blake was the consensus choice as the state of California’s top offensive line prospect as a 1997 senior … Earned three letters in football for coach Dave Brown at Capistrano Valley High School in Mission Viejo, CA … Team captain as a senior … Member of PrepStar Dream Team (No. 6 OL) … PrepStar Western Region Super 30 … PrepStar All-America (No. 2 OL in West) … USA Today second-team All-America … National Recruiting Advisor All-America (No. 11 OT) … Student Sports Senior All-America … SuperPrep All-America (No. 22 OL) … SuperPrep All-Far West (No. 22 prospect) … The Sporting News Top 100 (No. 55 prospect) … CBS SportsLine Top 100 … Cornwell All-America … Bill Buchalter’s Top 100 (No. 24 prospect ) … Member of Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100 … Member of Long Beach Press-Telegram’s Best in the West (eight votes) … Student Sports All-State first team … All-Orange County first team (Register) … Selected to play in the Shrine All-Star game … Member of PrepStar pre-season Dream Team … PrepStar pre-season Best in the West … National Recruiting Advisor pre-season All-American (No. 5 OT in the nation and No. 3 OL in West) … SuperPrep pre-season All-America (No. 11 OL) … Three-year starter … As a junior, Blake was a member of Student Sports’ Junior All-America team … Also first-team All-County and All-League.
PERSONAL — Full Name: Blake Stephen Worley … Born: March 21, 1980 in Mission Viejo, CA … Parents: Steve and Karen Worley … Has two older sisters, Jennifer and Melissa … Lists former Bruin and current All-Pro offensive lineman Jonathan Ogden as the athlete he patterns his style of play after … Hobbies include surfing, snowboarding and water-skiing … Two relatives, Susan Zawalkow Tellez and Lynne Zawolkow Johnson, attended UCLA … Sociology major.