Started four games as a defensive end, and appeared in 13 games overall...Collected 46 tackles with 5.0 tackles for loss and a pair of solo sacks...Blocked a kick and had one fumble recovery...At Akron 8/30: Recorded two tackle assists and recovered one fumble...At Ohio State 9/8: Registered one assisted tackle...FIU 9/15: Made two stops including one TFL...Missouri 9/29: Recorded three solo tackles including 1.0 TFL, 1.0 sack, had 1.0 quarterback hurry...ECU 10/4: Had three tackles (two solo) and 1.0 quarterback hurry...Southern Miss 10/13: Made one solo tackle with 1.0 QB hurry...At Memphis 10/20: Finished with two tackles (one solo)...At Marshall 10/27: Recorded five total tackles and 1.0 TFL...SMU 11/3: Registered one assisted tackle...At UTEP 11/10: Piled on seven tackles (five solo)...At Tulsa 11/17: Blocked a field goal with 3:50 left in the game, collected eight tackles (three solo) and 1.0 TFL...UAB 11/24: Added two tackles (one solo), a sack and a QB hurry...At C-USA Championship 12/1: Collected nine tackles vs. Tulsa.
Appeared in all 12 games and recorded 15 tackles (eight solo) with one tackle for loss...Charleston Southern 9/3: Recorded one tackle (one solo) with one TFL and one QBH...At BYU 9/23: Had two tackles (two solo)...Marshall 10/8: Collected two tackles (one solo)...Memphis 10/29: Recorded three tackles (two solo)...Tulsa 11/3: Amassed four tackles with two quarterback hurries.
Competed for coach Curtis Coleman at Shades Valley in Irondale, a suburb of Birmingham...A four-star prospect, originally signed with Auburn out of Shades Valley and redshirted his lone season with the Tigers...Out of high school, had 100 tackles, including 10 sacks as a senior...Also recorded 60 tackles and six sacks as a junior, while being named the Defensive Player of the Year for basketball...Named to 2008 all-southeast region team by PrepStar...Was ranked the 17th best player in Alabama by SuperPrep as a senior and the No. 9 defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com...A two-sport standout for Shades Valley, also was a dominant post player for the basketball team...Earned four letters in both football and basketball.
Parents are Ulysses and Lisa S. Henderson...Majoring in interdisciplinary studies with a minor in coaching.