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Nick Henderson
16   Nick Henderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kansas City, Kan.

High School:
Sumner Academy

Last College:
Coffeyville CC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
2L


Tulsa -- A returning letterwinner . . . earned one letter at receiver and one letter at cornerback . . . transferred to Tulsa from Coffeyville Community College prior to the 2006 campaign . . . moved to cornerback from receiver during the 2007 campaign . . . has played in 25 career games . . . 2007 -- Played in 13 games . . . saw his first action on defense in a starting role at cornerback vs. UTEP, after making the move to defense from receiver that week . . . totaled three tackles . . . intercepted a pass on a PAT and ran it 100 yards for two points vs. UTEP, and also recovered one fumble . . . had two stops vs. SMU . . . 2006 -- Played in 12 games as a receiver . . . caught three passes for 23 yards and one touchdown . . . his first career TD resulted in a four-yard touchdown in the season opener against Stephen F. Austin . . . Overall -- Has good size for cornerback . . . has settled in at cornerback since his move at mid-season . . . matches up well against big receivers . . . possesses safety and cornerback skills . . . will provide quality depth and will also contribute on special teams.

Junior College -- Played one season at Coffeyville Community College . . . had 11 receptions for 64 yards and had one kickoff return for 23 yards in his only season . . . junior college coach was Jeff Leiker.

High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner and starter at Sumner Academy . . . played running back and receiver on offense and started at cornerback all three years . . . rushed for over 2,000 yards and 18 touchdowns in his career, while totaling 800 yards receiving and six TDs . . . earned first-team all-conference honors . . . high school coach was Todd Wassman.

Personal -- Favorite NFL team is the Kansas City Chiefs . . . lists Deion Sanders as his favorite NFL player . . . his favorite movie is Anchorman . . . favorite TV show is the "Jamie Foxx Show" . . . enjoys fishing and playing the piano and drums . . . his favorite book is Of Mice and Men . . . lists the Los Angeles Lakers as his favorite pro franchise . . . has more than 2,5000 songs on his MP3 player . . . his cousin, Maurice Green, is an Olympic Gold Medalist and three-time 100-meter World Champion . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . parents are Steven Henderson and Benetta Jackson . . . majoring in exercise sports science.

Henderson's Career Statistics
Receiving	G	Rec	Yds	Avg	TD	Long
2006 (So)	12	3	23	7.7	1	11

Defense G UT AT Tot Loss Sack FR FF PBU Int 2006 Played Offense 2007 (Jr) 13 3 0 3 0/0 0/0 1 0 0 0