The second went viral and Vorhees was nonetheless drafted, albeit a lot later than he would have, when the Ravens traded again into the seventh spherical to seize him with choose No. 229.

A 12 months later, the best way Vorhees seems to be again on the Combine harm reveals simply as a lot about who he’s as what he did that day on the bench press. He’s wholesome mentally, and now bodily, and itching to get again on the sector this spring.

“I’m grateful for each problem and alternative that has offered itself as a direct results of my harm,” he stated this week on the Under Armour Performance Center, the place he continues to work out to prepare for the 2024 season.

“I’m assured in myself. I’m assured in our workers right here. We’ve accomplished every thing they’ll to get me again to the place I could be. It’s only a matter of time now.”

Vorhees has a couple of the explanation why he is grateful for what occurred, and he used that phrase a number of instances.

Vorhees did not see the sector in any respect final 12 months, which was no shock. He stated the nine-month restoration timeline after the harm occurred was simple and has performed out as anticipated. But he did acquire some useful expertise.

He was in each assembly, within the locker room together with his teammates. He did every thing some other rookie would do however besides observe and play.

“Not a whole lot of guys get the chance to ‘redshirt’ as a rookie. There’s a whole lot of advantages to it,” Vorhees stated. “I believe it would undoubtedly have an enormous, enormous optimistic affect on my profession.