Mississippi Top 40

Today we will look at the #28 preseason rated recruit out of the state of Mississippi.

#28 Ranked Player in Mississippi

Jonathan Henderson
Indianola Aca
City: Indianola, MS
6' 5", 250, 4.87 (425 bench) (500 squat)
Date of Birth:
January 4, 1991
Projected Position:

2007 Football Season:
70 solo tackles. Graded out at 89%. Won Indianola Academy's Best DL and OL award. Named 1st Team All-Conference at both the OL and DL positions

Why Top 40 in Football:
"I think I am deserving because of the effort I put out, and mainly, because I come off of the ball faster that all of the other linemen. We run behind me when it is a critical down"

Colleges interested in Jonathan:
Ole Miss, MSU, and Delta State

Scouts at Spring practice:
Delta State, Ole Miss, MSU, La Tech

Received phone calls from:

Henderson's top school:
MSU, Ole Miss, and Alabama

"They are showing me a lot more interest now than they were. Coach Melvin Smith came by the week before Spring practice started. He wanted to see me do some agility drills and things like that. I am starting to hear a lot more from MSU than I was."

Ole Miss: "They are about the same as they have always been. They are still on top. I am going to their 3 Day Camp in June, and I am hoping to get an offer from them after that camp, at least I hope so. It has been kind of quiet around here lately, as far as Ole Miss goes. Hopefully they will pick it back up."

Alabama: "There is not any one thing about Alabama. It is just a school I am interested in. I am going to go to their 4 Day camp in June so they can get a good look at me."

Scholarship offers:

Closest to offering: Ole Miss

Jr Days: Ole Miss

Summer Camps: Ole Miss (3 Day), Alabama (4 Day), MSU (OL/DL), La Tech (Sr Camp)

Tell us something nobody else knows: "I do not like deer hunting. I love to duck hunt."

Nickname - J-Hendy

Best Player faced:
Anthony Steen

If not Jonathan Henderson, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Cameron Lawrence

Game I'm most anticipating: Clarksdale's Lee Aca

Other athletes in my family: Bud Henderson (grandfather who played college football), Sherlie Henderson (grandmother who played college basketball), Ashlee Henderson (sister plays basketball and soccer)

Favorite college team growing up: Arkansas

Favorite college football player:
Chris Long

Favorite pro football player: Peyton Manning

Favorite Pro Team: Indy Colts

Favorite Food: Spaghetti

Favorite Movie:
Friday Night Lights

In my CD Player: Corey Smith

Pre-game hype song: Metallica

Biggest Influences: Dad

Biggest Fan: Steven Henderson (father)

Biggest Fear: Losing

2nd Best Sport: Basketball

Favorite Video Game: Halo 3

Person I most look alike:
Mom (Rebecca Henderson)

First thing if I sign pro contract: Buy good hunting land

Dream date: Jessica Simpson

Grades: 2.7 GPA 27 ACT

Special Note

We added one player who transferred to Mississippi, Aubrey Phillips, after the list already came out. Therefore, we have 41 players now listed and put in a tie at number 28.

To get a complete list of players who have been selected to the team so far, click here.

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