Chris Henry (running back)

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Chris Henry
John David Booty to Chris Henry - Houston Texans.jpg
Henry receives a pass from John David Booty in 2010
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Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-06-06) June 6, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth: Oakland, California
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 234 lb (106 kg)
Career information
College: Arizona
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 2 / Pick: 50
Debuted in 2007 for the Tennessee Titans
Last played in 2010 for the Seattle Seahawks
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards 122
Rushing average 3.8
Rushing TDs 2
Stats at NFL.com

Chris John Henry (born June 6, 1985) is a former American football running back. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arizona.

Henry has also been a member of the Houston Texans and Seattle Seahawks.

College career[edit]

Henry played college football at the University of Arizona. In 2003, Henry played only two games after being sidelined by a leg injury. In 2004 he played in 11 games as a redshirt freshman finishing the season with 159 rushing yards on 56 carries, and two touchdowns. In 2005 he finished with 34 carries for 119 yards playing on kicking units and in backup backfield duty in all 11 games. In 2006 he took over as the starter after serving as a backup for Mike Bell and Gilbert Harris. He finished the season with 581 rushing yards on 165 carries and 7 touchdowns. On December 18, 2006, Henry announced that he had decided to forgo his senior year and enter the NFL Draft early.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Henry had an impressive Combine, running a 4.40 40-yard dash, lifting 26 reps of 225 lbs and displaying a 32-inch vertical leap.

Pre-draft measureables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
5-11¼* 230* 4.40 * 1.56 * 2.56 * 4.16 * 6.96 * 36" * 10'07" * 26 * x
* represents NFL Combine

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Henry was selected in the second round (50th overall pick) of the 2007 NFL draft by the Tennessee Titans. On November 3, 2007, Henry received a four game suspension from the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Henry reportedly tested positive for a banned prescription medication that is not performance-enhancing.[1] He finished his rookie season rushing for 119 yards on 31 carries and two touchdowns in seven games.

During his second season Henry played in only one game and got only one carry for three yards.

Henry was released by the Titans on September 29, 2009.

Houston Texans[edit]

Henry was signed to the Houston Texans practice squad on October 6, 2009. On December 9 he was added to the active roster. He was waived on September 3, 2010.

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Henry was signed to the Seattle Seahawks practice squad on September 6, 2010.

He was signed to the Seattle Seahawks active roster on October 23, 2010. He was released on August 3, 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Titans’ Henry faces 4-game drug suspension". msnbc.msn.com. 2007-11-03. Retrieved 2007-11-03. 

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