• Penn State
  • Penn State Nittany Lions
    Hard Commit - 4/11/2024

Alvin Henderson

  • Pos RB
  • Height 5-9
  • Weight 200

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  • High School Elba
  • City Elba, AL
  • Class 2025

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90

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0.9505

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    6 Med
  • Auburn 10%
    6 Med
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Evaluated 04/10/2024

CooperPetagna
Cooper Petagna National Recruiting Analyst

Verified at 5-foot-9 plus and 190-pounds in February of 2024, Henderson possesses the growth potential to add some additional weight to an already collegiate ready frame. A sudden runner that demonstrates the ability to play in both a power or zone scheme, the Alabama native exhibits excellent short area burst and separation quickness at the second level to create space between defenders. Plays with good play strength and physicality, plus shows the ability to consistently play through contact. Has a knack for finding hidden yardage between the tackles, utilizing patience and contact balance but also possesses the elusiveness and long speed to create explosive plays in the open field. An extremely productive rusher with an uncanny combination of vision, short area quickness, and burst between the tackles, Henderson projects as a high level multi-year starter at a Power Four program with the ability to contribute sooner rather than later in an early down role.

H.S. Athletic Background

Also plays basketball.
Scored 37 points as a junior in a regular season overtime tilt with Zion Chapel.
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2023: Alabama Class 1A Back of the Year for the second-straight season. MaxPreps Junior All-American. Carried the ball 225 times for 3,523 yards (15.7 YPC) and an AHSAA single-season record 61 TD. Led the country with 68 total TD, which also tied for the 7th most touchdowns all-time in a single high school football season according to MaxPreps. Helped Elba go 13-1 and reach the state semifinals.
2022: Finished sophomore campaign with 195 carries for 2,636 yards (13.5 YPC) and 47 TD.
2021: As a freshman, ran for 1,115 yards and 24 TD on 112 carries.
-Andrew Ivins

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Year
2023
2022
2021
TOTAL
RuAtt RuYd RuTD Rec RecYd RecTD
225 3523 61 5 124 1
195 2636 47 2 24 -
112 1115 24 2 44 1
532 7274 132 9 192 2
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