Making Summer Camp Plans

Moreno Valley (Calif.) Rancho Verde two-way threat Ryan Henderson, who plays both running back and cornerback, is setting his summer camp plans and he could camp at UCLA...

Moreno Valley (Calif.) Rancho Verde athlete Ryan Henderson did much of his damage on the offensive side of the ball for the Mustangs last fall, but it's on defense where Henderson sees his future.

The 5-10, 175-pounder took over for Arizona running back Daniel Jenkins in the Mustangs' offense, but cornerback seems to be where he'll end up in college.

"At the beginning of last year, I wanted to play running back, but more and more I'm liking cornerback," said Henderson.

Air Force has offered Henderson, and several more schools have been by the Rancho Verde campus, which has in recent years, been a mandatory stop.

"Even when we had Tyron (Smith) and Ronald (Powell), it seems like this year has been crazier with all of the colleges coming by," said Henderson. "That's been a big thing for us."

Miami, USC, Oregon, UCLA, Cal and Boise State have been some of the schools expressing interest in Henderson, and swinging by the campus.

"My top six schools right now are Oregon, USC, Miami, Boise State, Oregon State and UCLA," said Henderson.

In terms of camps, Henderson plans to go to Miami, Boise State and USC this summer for sure, and may camp at UCLA and Oregon.

"I'm also going to a big Nike Camp because I have the #7 ranked SPARQ score in the country this year," said Henderson, who clocked a 4.5 laser and a 4.38 hand timed forty this spring.

Henderson said the majority of schools envision him playing corner, so he's been working there more during the spring to refine his technique at the position.

"Most of the scouts think I'll end up at corner, so I'm just trying to get better there," said Henderson.

Henderson said he's hopeful more offers will present themselves to him, so he's in no rush to commit.

"I'm going to take it as it is and consider all schools equally," said Henderson.

Academically, he has a 3.0 GPA and is awaiting his SAT score, from the test taken earlier this month.

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