Devery Henderson

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Devery Henderson

Henderson catching a pass
No. 19     New Orleans Saints
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-03-26) March 26, 1982 (age 30)
Place of birth: Lafayette, Louisiana
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Louisiana State
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 50
Debuted in 2004 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history

Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards

  • Super Bowl Champion (XLIV)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2012
Receptions237
Receiving Yards4,258
Receiving TDs20
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Devery Henderson

Henderson catching a pass
No. 19     New Orleans Saints
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-03-26) March 26, 1982 (age 30)
Place of birth: Lafayette, Louisiana
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Louisiana State
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 50
Debuted in 2004 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history

Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards

  • Super Bowl Champion (XLIV)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2012
Receptions237
Receiving Yards4,258
Receiving TDs20
Stats at NFL.com
Devery Vaughn Henderson, Jr. (born March 26, 1982 in Lafayette, Louisiana) is an American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Saints in the second round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisiana State University.

He grew up in Opelousas, LA & attended Opelousas High School where he was a star for their highly rated track team. He attended LSU on a track scholarship & had to try out for the football team.

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College career

The highlight of his career at LSU came on November 9, 2002. Henderson caught the famed "Bluegrass Miracle" pass from Marcus Randall to help defeat the Kentucky Wildcats, 33–30. The "Bluegrass Miracle" also won an ESPY award the following year for "Best Play." Henderson accepted the award on behalf of the LSU Tigers. Henderson started for LSU's 2003 BCS National Championship team.

Professional career

Pre-draft

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss3-coneVertBroadBPWonderlic
5 ft 11¼ in 196 lb 4.36 s 4.21 s 6.74 s 35½ in x
all values from LSU pro day.[1]

New Orleans Saints

On November 5, 2006, Devery had his best day as a professional in a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he caught 3 passes for 111 yards and 2 touchdowns. Henderson had 158 receiving yards on 5 catches, including a 76-yard touchdown, against the Atlanta Falcons on November 26, 2006. On December 10, 2006, Henderson caught two passes from Drew Brees for 92 yards and one touchdown, as the Saints defeated the favored Dallas Cowboys 42–17 on NBC Sunday Night Football.

On March 2, 2009, Henderson re-signed with the Saints. The Saints went to the Super Bowl that year and Henderson had 7 catches for 63 yards en route to the Saints defeating the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV.

On Septemper 18, 2011 Henderson had a TD catch for 79 yards, the longest catch of his career.

Career statistics

Year
Team
G
Rec
Yards
AVG
LG
TD
2005 NO15 22 343 15.6 66 3
2006 NO13 32 745 23.3 76 5
2007 NO16 20 409 20.5 54 3
2008 NO16 32 793 24.8 84 3
2009 NO16 51 804 15.8 75 2
2010 NO16 34 464 13.6 57 1
2011 NO16 32 503 15.7 79 2
Career -- 108 223 4061 18.2 84 19

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