Offensive tackle is a premium position. Seantrel Henderson was a premium offensive tackle recruit. It makes sense that Henderson would cash in on his blue-chip status after starting nine games as a true freshman – earning Freshman All-American honors.
Henderson’s career arc didn’t quite arc in the fashion that many felt for the St. Paul, Minnesota native. At 6-foot-8 and nearly 340 pounds, Henderson was viewed as a can’t miss prospect that was courted by every major collegiate program.
Henderson’s recruitment wasn’t exactly smooth. He would commit to USC but not sign his national letter of intent until the end of March due to the pending NCAA investigation. In three months time – once USC received NCAA sanctions – Henderson would request to be released from his national letter of intent. USC granted the request without restrictions – paving the way for Henderson to Miami. Read the rest of this entry » «Can Seantrel Henderson ever live up to the hype?»