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Prospect Profile: Hunter Henry

Tight end| Arkansas| Junior

Height:6-foot-5 | Weight: 250 pounds

College Stats

2015: Caught 51 passes for 739 yards, both career highs, to lead all tight ends across the country; hauled in three touchdown passes and won the John Mackey Award as the nation's best tight end; also was named a first-team All-American and first-team All-SEC selection.

Career: Totaled 116 receptions for 1,661 yards and nine touchdown catches; increased his reception and yardage total in each of three seasons with the Razorbacks; ranks 14th in program history in receiving yards

Combine Results

Bench press: 13 reps

Note: This was the only timing and testing event in which Henry participated.


Summary:Henry is rated by many as the top tight end prospect in this draft class because of a solid mix of blocking skills, route running, catching ability and toughness. He has great size at 6-foot-5 and 250 pounds and is known for being a solid run blocker. Henry also has reliable hands as he did not drop a single pass during a junior season in which he led all tight ends with 51 catches for 739 yards.

Henry also has been acclaimed for quickness and speed for a player his size, which could help create mismatches against linebackers in coverage.

Stacking up: NFL Media analysts Mike Mayock and Bucky Brooks ranked Henry as their top prospect at the position, and Daniel Jeremiah ranked Henry 44th in his list of the top 50 prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft before the combine but slid him out of the top 50 after the combine.

Family pedigree: Henry's father, Mark, was a standout offensive tackle for Arkansas. Mark Henry earned letters in each of the 1988-91 seasons and was a team captain his senior season.

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