Henderson Is Emerging As A Budding Star

Dodge City CB Desmond Henderson (6-0, 176) is emerging as a prospect that four-year coaching staffs could be fighting for this fall. Recently, the talented corner grabbed his first offer and more could be on the way...

"I have received an offer from Utah State," Henderson told JCFootball.com. "They told me that the entire staff was impressed by my film and that the defensive coordinator really liked me."

In addition to that offer, Henderson has also been hearing from the likes of Albany, Arizona State, North Texas and Murray State.

As a freshman last season, Henderson locked down his side of the field, tying for the team-lead with eight pass breakups to go along with 46 tackles and 5.5 tackles-for-loss.

"I'm a good tackler with great ball skills," Henderson said when asked what he does best on the football field. "I feel like I am great in pursuit and good in man-coverage and great in zone-coverage.

"One thing I am working on this offseason, more than anything, is being more physical at the line of scrimmage."

As a prep, Henderson enjoyed a solid prep career at James F. Byrnes High School in Lyman, South Carolina, but he was unable to qualify, so he headed to a program that he felt could get him ready for the next level.

"I've always heard that the Jayhawk Conference was one of the top conferences in the nation and I wanted to take on a good challenge," Henderson noted.

Henderson is on pace to finish up his two-year degree in December and he will have three years to play two following the 2015 football season.

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