Butler County High School quarterback Rex Henderson spent time at Western Kentucky's camp; how did he do and what's next with the Toppers?

Butler County High School quarterback Rex Henderson is trying to impress some coaches this spring and into the summer at camps. He spent time last weekend at Western Kentucky. How did Henderson perform and what did the WKU coached tell him?

Rex Henderson is from a small town in South Central Kentucky - Morgantown.

But after a sensational junior season at Butler County High School, the quarterback is trying to make a name for himself on the big stage at some college camps this spring and summer.

The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Henderson was at Western Kentucky University last week.

Henderson, who accounted for a total of 51 touchdowns as a junior, said he "really enjoyed" the camp and felt like he not only got a lot out of it but showed the WKU coaches he could play at their level.

"I like all the coaches (at WKU)," Henderson said. "They are a confident group of coaches and they aren't scared to play against any team. They want kids to be their selves and I like all of that about them.

"I know I can do a lot better than I did and I just need to prove it to the coaches. I'm going to try to get in front of the coaches a couple of more times this summer. I want to hear their feedback."

Henderson said he wants to know where he ranks on the pecking order of QBs the Toppers' are recruiting and noted that if he's "not at the top of their list, I will work harder until I am."

Butler County coach Ryan Emmick said WKU, Eastern Kentucky, Marshall, Old Dominion, Columbia, Harvard, Brown and Austin Peay have all been in contact, while Morehead State has offered Henderson.

Henderson said the key for him is to get in front of more coaches.

As a junior, Henderson helped Butler County to a 9-3 record and a top-10 ranking in Class 2-A. Henderson ran for 897 yards and 19 touchdowns, while completing 182 of 324 passes for 3,020 yards and 31 TDs with just seven interceptions.

Henderson also had five interceptions on defense and returned one for a TD.


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