Mario Henderson

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Mario Henderson
Free agent
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-10-29) October 29, 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth: Fort Myers, Florida
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 333 lb (151 kg)
Career information
High school: Lehigh Acres (FL) Senior
College: Florida State
NFL draft: 2007 / Round: 3 / Pick: 91
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Games Started: 28
Games Played: 44
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics as of 2014
Pass breakups: 1
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Mario Henderson (born October 29, 1984) is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He spent the first four years of his career with the Oakland Raiders, after being selected from Florida State in the 2007 NFL Draft.

Early life[edit]

Henderson originally attended Bishop Verot High School in Fort Myers, FL.[1] Henderson was a 375-pound freshman who'd never played football. His first year of football was his Senior year.

After his sophomore year, Henderson transferred to Lehigh Senior High School. Due to transfer rules, he was not able to play during his junior year. He used that time to change his physique and, in his senior year, earned a scholarship to Florida State University.[2] His senior year he averaged 28 points per game and 14 rebounds, and was 1st team all state and 1st team all county as a member of Lehigh Senior basketball team.

Professional career[edit]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

After starting only 1 year his Senior year, Henderson was selected by the Raiders in the 3rd round of the 2007 draft. In his second year, he started several games at left tackle in place of injured veteran Kwame Harris, and was the Raiders' full-time left tackle in 2008, 2009, and 2010.

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Henderson signed with the San Diego Chargers on April 12, 2012.[3]

Personal life[edit]

On March 17, 2011, Henderson was arrested in Fort Myers for the charge of carrying a concealed firearm.[4][5]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ Chargers sign Mario Henderson
  4. ^ Souza, Gabriella (March 17, 2011). "Ex-Lee County high school star football player Henderson arrested in Fort Myers gun case". Ft. Myers News-Press. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  5. ^ "Oakland Raider arrested on firearms charge". WBBH-TV. March 17, 2011. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 

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