Seantrel Henderson Adds Another Offer

Seantrel Henderson, a 6-foot-7, 288-pound sophomore from St. Paul (MN) Cretin Derham Hall, is the latest in a line of talented Raider linemen. Henderson is also a standout basketball player who scored 16 points to lead Cretin to a 70-55 win over Tartan Friday in the section semifinals. caught up with Henderson after the game to learn the latest on his recruitment.

Seantrel Henderson is one of the state's top three-sport standouts in the Class of 2010. He also played on the basketball team and threw shot put and discus.

Henderson is hoping to be the latest Cretin lineman to move on to the Division I level, joining former Raiders Matt Carufel (Notre Dame and Minnesota), Ned Tavale (Minnesota), Raef Eubanks (Iowa) and Ryan Harris (Notre Dame). Henderson told GoldenSports.Net that he is hearing from a list of top schools.

"I hear from Boston College all the time and most of the Big Ten," he said.

His father, Sean Henderson, who played basketball at Minneapolis North from 1987-90, said that his son has six scholarship offers.

"Minnesota, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Iowa, Boston College, and Florida offered the other day."

Henderson attended the Minnesota Junior Day, which was his only junior day to date.

Henderson has been a talented athlete growing up. He won the 1,500 meter, shot put and discus in the USATF 2004 Minnesota Junior Olympics Outdoor Championships and finished second in shotput and 11th in discus in the 2004 USATF Region 8 Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships.

Henderson is averaging 12.0 points per game this season as the Raiders are 23-3 and face Henry Sibley in the section finals Tuesday. He has scored in double figures in 19 of 26 games and has reach 10 or more points in nine of the last 10 games. The basketball team also featured fellow football players John Nance and Michael Floyd.

Despite rumors about Henderson transferring, possibly to Totino-Grace, his father said that he expects his son to play at Cretin next year.

Henderson averaged five points per game as a freshman for the Raiders' basketball team that finished 21-8.

Henderson finished 15th in the Minnesota True Team Track & Field Boys Section 2AAA Championship with a shot put of 42-3/4 and 24th in the discus with a toss of 97-6.

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