With all due respect to The Downtown Athletic Club and New York City, but you might call Nashville the 'Home of the Heisman Trophy winner" from now on.
The Tennessee Titans used their third pick in the second round to nab their second Heisman winner in consecutive seasons with the addition of University of Alabama running back Derrick Henry, who will join last years Heisman winner in the Titans backfield for the 2016 season
Another early entrant into the NFL< Henry made his exit from Tuscaloosa in style, becoming just the third back in SEC history to surpass two-thousand yards rushing in a single season. His 2.219 is the most in the history of the SEC in a single season, It was also the fifth most in a single season in college football history,
As a high school star in Yulee, Florida, Henry broke Ken Hall's 51 year old national rushing record with 12,124 yards with 4, 261 in his senior season,
Henry joined former SEC stars and fellow Heisman winners Hershel Walker and Bo Jackson to have four one-humdred yard games in a single season.
Henry joins the Titans as perhaps the most decorated player ever, having won the Heisman, Doak Walker, Maxwell and Walter Camp Player of the Year along with being a unanimous first team All-American, first team All-SEC, and SEC Offensive Player of the Year.
Henry averaed 147.9 yards per game, and is a big (6'3" 242) - Eddie George sized- running back who pounds opposing defenses and wears then down while getting stronger as the game went on.
Many people felt that Henry was overused because of the amount of carries he had last season, but in his first two seasons in Tuscaloosa, Henry split carries with Jacksonville's T.J. Yeldon, and for his college career, his carries are actually less than other backs in this class.