|Hometown:||Little Rock, Ark.|
Hunter Henry Bio
2013: Henry was named to the Mackey Award Midseason Watch List, one of two freshmen on the list of the top 29 tight ends in the country, and was a second-team Midseason All-SEC selection by Phil Steele. He appeared in all 12 games with seven starts. Henry ranked second on the team with 28 receptions for 409 yards and tied for the team lead with four receiving touchdowns. His receiving yards total is second among NCAA freshmen tight ends and 20th overall at his position. He is the only tight end in the SEC and one of three freshmen in the conference with a 100-yard receiving game this season. He is second among SEC tight ends with an average of 14.6 yards per catch. He has gained a first down on 78.6 percent of his receptions, leading all SEC tight ends and tied for the third-highest percentage in the conference with a minimum of 20 catches. He led the Razorbacks with 75 receiving yards on five catches in his collegiate debut vs. Louisiana. His 13-yard reception vs. Samford came on 3rd-and-7 in the third quarter and extended a drive that led to the eventual game-winning touchdown. In his first career start at Rutgers, he caught two passes for 37 yards and one touchdown. The next week, he made four receptions for 109 yards vs. No. 10 Texas A&M. He totaled 42 receiving yards on two catches at No. 18 Florida. At No. 1 Alabama, he led the team with three receptions for 42 yards. He caught one 10-yard pass vs. No. 8 Auburn. He made three catches for 26 yards and one touchdown at Ole Miss. He tied for the team lead with two receptions totaling 14 yards vs. Mississippi State. Henry caught a career-high two touchdowns as part of a five-catch, 41-yard performance in the season finale at No. 15 LSU.
HIGH SCHOOL: Henry was rated as the No. 1 tight end prospect in the nation by Tom Lemming. He was named to the PARADE All-America Team, named a first-team All-American by 247Sports.com and a second-team All-American by Max Preps. Rivals.com ranked him as the No. 2 tight end in the country, and 247Sports and Scout.com tabbed him as the nation’s No. 4 tight end. ESPN ranked him as the No. 1 player in Arkansas, and Rivals and 247Sports had him as the No. 2 player in the state. As a senior, he caught 107 passes for 1,449 yards and 15 touchdowns while helping lead Pulaski Academy to the semifinal round of the 5A state playoffs. Following his senior year, he was selected to play in the Under Armour All-America Game, where he was voted a team captain and started for the White Team. He caught 64 passes for 1,093 yards and 16 touchdowns in his junior season as the Bruins claimed the 4A state championship and finished 14-0. He played on both sides of the ball as a sophomore, hauling in 45 passes for 748 yards and 10 touchdowns and registering 30 tackles, three for loss, and one fumble recovery while P.A. advanced to the state title game and finished 13-2. He was involved in his church’s youth group and an FCA leader at P.A., where he helped lead a food drive for the homeless. He was coached at Pulaski Academy by Kevin Kelley. Henry chose Arkansas over Alabama after receiving numerous offers.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 7, 1994, he is the son of Mark and Jenny Henry. His dad lettered at Arkansas from 1988-91 and was a team captain his senior year.