Derrick Henry who is an American football running back for Alabama Crimson Tide also holds the high school football record for the career rushing yards and recently on 5th December of the year 2015, he broke the single season rushing yards record of Hershel Walker in SEC. In addition to that, he is also the winner of Doak Walker Award, The Walter Camp Award as well as The Heisman Trophy in the year 2015. He went to get his education from the Yulee High School located in Yulee, Florida where he was a three spot star in the football, track as well as basketball. He also played as running back for Yulee Hornets Football Team.
Henry went for the 2465 yards as well as 26 scores as freshman in the year 2009. Additionally, he was also named as a first team All-Coast at the running back in the next year after rushing for 2788 yards and 38 touchdowns while averaging the 8.9 yards per attempt. Derrick was considered as the five star recruit by the ESPN.com. In addition to that, he was listed as number 1 athlete in the nation in 2013.
After originally committing to University of Georgia, Derrick committed to University of Alabama in September of the year 2012. He then chose Crimson Tide over the myraid of the schools, which also includes Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Notre Dame, Clemson, Southern California, Miami and Florida State.
As true freshman in the year 2013, he rushed for the 382 yards on 36 carries with the three touchdowns. Presently in his 2015 junior year at the Alabama, he has broke all time SEC rushing record with the 1986 rushing yards in the 339 attempts. As of 12th December 2015, Derrick has been recognized with Doak Walker Award, The Walter Camp Award as well as The Maxwell Award during the Home Depot 25th Anniversary college football awards. The same day, he won Heisman Trophy.
Derrick is the native of Yulee, Florida, United States. He came into this world on 17th July of the year 1994 which has now made him at the age of 21. He is a very tall guy with the towering height of 6 feet and 3 inches that is 191 m. His weight has been recorded as 111 kg which is 245 lbs. Besides that, the videos for the highlights of his matches can also be seen in rivals.com and from other sources. Prior to that, to get more details about his bio, stats as well as other activities, he can also get connected in Instagram and Twitter account.