40  Lionel Henderson
Lionel Henderson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Mobile, AL

High School:
W.P. Davidson HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 275

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
10/17/1987

Experience:
2L


2009:


Played in five of 10 games on the offensive line and special teams and had one start at center...Saw action in 85 offensive plays...Competed on special teams in the season opener against Ole Miss...Saw his first action at center against UT Martin and worked nine offensive plays...Worked two snaps at center against Tennessee...Made his first career start at center against UAB due to an injury to Brad Paul and participated in all 74 offensive plays, which is his career high...Did not play against Houston and Tulsa.

2007-08:


Redshirted in 2007 as a true freshman...Worked with the defensive scout team throughout the fall...Made the transition from defensive line to the offensive front in the spring...Is a young prospect for the offensive line who missed some of spring practice with a foot sprain...Struggled with injuries through most of the fall 2008 season and saw action late in the second game of the season against Rice.

Prep:


Lettered two seasons as a defensive tackle and a tight end at W.P. Davidson High...Played for Coach Fred Riley...Helped team to a 6-5 record in 2006 as well as an appearance in the quarterfinals two seasons...Named All-Mobile County in 2006...Was the starting tight end as a junior and helped his squad to a 12-1 record...Three out of the four years he played, Davidson won the region title...Also lettered in basketball and track at DHS...Was a state finalist in the shot put.

Personal:


Lionel Henderson is the son of Dia Henderson and Lionel Fuller...Born October 17, 1987, in Mobile, Ala.

Career Offensive Line Statistics
YR Games/Starts Plays/Total Team Plays
2008 1/0 0/76
2009 5/1 85/359
TOTAL 6/1 85/435

Henderson's Career Highs
Snaps 74 (vs. UAB 2009)

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