Henderson Waiting for Big Offer

Southeast (NC) Raleigh quarterback Gabe Henderson talks with Pack Pride after his recent performance at NC State's football camp.

Southeast Raleigh quarterback Gabe Henderson holds five offers, but none are from FBS schools in BCS conferences.

While the 6-1, 181-pound quarterback is grateful for each and every scholarship offer he has received, he's honest when appraising the situation.

"I have offers from Buffalo, Kent State, Western (Carolina), Liberty and North Carolina A&T," Henderson told Pack Pride. "I'm just waiting on that big one now."

A look at the schools Henderson has camped at recently might give good insight into what he would consider a "big one" to be.

"I've been to East Carolina, Tennessee, NC State and Georgia Tech," he continued. "I wouldn't say I had a favorite (camp) but NC State was the closest. I felt like I did the best at Georgia Tech. The coach said he's gonna get up with me.

"I did real good at NC State, too. East Carolina also. I don't think I did as good as I could have at Tennessee. My top two camps were Georgia Tech and NC State."

Henderson's performance wasn't the only thing that had him excited coming out of the NC State camp. He also enjoyed the opportunity to talk to the coaching staff.

"I talked to coach (Dana) Bible a lot, and coach (Mike) Archer. Me and coach Bible built a little more of a personal relationship, so that was really good. They want me to send my first game tape ... me and Kendall's (Moore), from this coming year. That's what I plan on doing."

The dual-threat signal caller went on to say that all those schools have been recruiting him as a quarterback thus far. He said he does not yet have any favorites but will be looking to narrow things down before too long. It's probably a safe bet that NC State will be a school that he's looking at right until decision time.

"I'm real high on them (State)," he explained. "I know the staff real well. They're right in my backyard. I'd put them up there at the top."

Henderson is currently rated a three-star prospect by Scout.com. He broke the school record for passing yards (2,301) and touchdowns (20) as a junior while completing 57 percent of his passes. Henderson also rushed for 600 yards and nine touchdowns.


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