The Houston Texans hosted draft prospect and former Memphis running back Darrell Henderson at NRG Stadium. The Texans are allowed 30 pre-draft visits to prospects to their facility and Henderson is one name that is on the list. The Texans met with Henderson at the NFL Combine giving the Texans their initial look at the talented running back. The Texans are keeping a close eye on the running back position group heading into the NFL Draft.
Henderson measured at 5-foot-8 and 208 lbs. during weigh-ins. His arms checked in at 31 inches and hands at 8 5/8 inches.
Considered one of the top backs in the nation, Henderson finished second in the country rushing for 1,909 yards and 22 rushing touchdowns. Selected as an AP All-American, he also averaged 8.9 yards a carry while catching 19 passes for 295 yards and three touchdowns.
In 35 career games played, Henderson is Memphis' second-leading rusher in the program's history with 3,082 rushing yards. His 31 career rushing touchdowns rank him third in school history and his 40 total touchdowns have him tied for second-most. Also, his 4,302 career all-purpose yards ranks second in program history and he was just the third Tiger to rush for over 1,000 yards in multiple seasons.
Henderson finished his football career with the Tigers averaging 146.8 yards a game on the ground in his final season.
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