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No. 8 Alabama's Henry a 240-pound force in open-field

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Big Derrick Henry looks like a between-the-tackles wrecking ball - until he gets in open space. Then Alabama's 6-foot-3, 242-pound tailback is at his best, trucking down the open field with force and momentum and scant hope for defenders trying to bring him down. If they can catch him in the first place. ''It's unbelievable,'' Crimson Tide center Ryan Kelly...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama RB Derrick Henry graded as a second round pick?

The Alabama Crimson Tide have been very happy with the production that star running back Derrick Henry has given them through three weeks this season which has made him a contender for the Heisman Trophy award. On Friday, ESPN’s Mel Kiper was asked what kind of grade Henry has and where he would could potentially be selected in the 2016 NFL Draft. Kiper said that he views Henry...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Henry once considered transfer trom Alabama

With Alabama’s success coming by the hands of junior running back Derrick Henry this season, it’s hard to imagine the offense without him. But if not for his parents and coaches, Henry could have been gone after his freshman year. According to reports from ESPN’s Alex Scarborough, Henry wanted to transfer as a freshman in 2013 after being the third running back listed on the...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Article: Alabama Star Running Back Nearly Transferred From School

As the Alabama Crimson Tide get ready for their first big SEC game of the 2015 season against Ole Miss, head coach Nick Saban and company know they will need a big game from their star running back, Derrick Henry. After a monster game to start the season against Wisconsin, Henry has solidified himself as one of the top backs in the nation. But, according to a new ESPN article, Henry...
Via Gamedayr
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Henry named Maxwell Award Player of the Week

Alabama running back Derrick Henry has been named the Maxwell Award Player of the Week, per a tweet from NBC Sports’ College Football Talk. Alabama RB Derrick Henry named the Maxwell Award Player of the Week. — CollegeFootballTalk (@CFTalk) September 10, 2015 This isn’t at all a surprise, as the Maxwell Award is given out annually to the nation’s best college football...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derrick Henry explodes for three TDs

Alabama running back Derrick Henry is not human. I repeat: Derrick Henry is not human. The stud running back for the Crimson Tide wrecked the Wisconsin Badgers’ defense for three touchdowns. It shouldn’t surprise us though. Nick Saban knows how to recruit running backs, and it seems like he has a star on his hands. Well, he has ANOTHER star on his hands. Derrick Henry house...
Via Gamedayr
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama RB Derrick Henry Busts Through For 56-Yard Touchdown

Alabama running back Derrick Henry, at 6-foot-3, 242 pounds, is an absolute nightmare to tackle. The Wisconsin Badgers are finding that out Saturday night. On just 10 carries, Henry has rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns. His latest, a 56-yard scamper in the third quarter, put the Crimson Tide up two touchdowns in Fort Worth. Here’s video, via The Student Section: Can Wisconsin...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Blake Barnett runs smack into Derrick Henry, survives

One Alabama Crimson Tide player that has been getting a lot of offseason attention is junior running back Derrick Henry, who is built like a bulldozer at 6-foot-3, 242 pounds. And then there is freshman quarterback Blake Barnett, no slouch himself at 6-foot-5, 200 pounds, but that doesn’t make him any less human. Thanks to a video of an Alabama practice that local radio host and...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Alabama Quarterback, Running Back Collide During Practice Drill

If anyone can testify the best as to how hard it is to tackle Alabama running back Derrick Henry, it might not be members of the team’s defense who go against him in practice … and it also might not be members of opposing defenses in the SEC. The best person to give a first-hand account might be one of the team’s quarterbacks, Blake Barnett. During a running drill at practice...
Via Gamedayr
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bama RB Derrick Henry is looking jacked

Good luck trying to bring down Alabama running back Derrick Henry next year, opposing defenses. Henry, a sophomore for the Crimson Tide, clocks in at 6’3″, 238 lbs., according to Alabama’s official website. However, he looks even bigger than that in a picture that has been circulating around Twitter today. @ChinsMcGhee @BarrettSallee this will help you decide. How does a 185...
Via College Spun
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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