In our “Football Player Radar” Series we highlight promising players that are flying below the radar.
David Henderson is a talented football player who played DT for Tuskegee University. David displays impressive football metrics with a 40-Yard of 4.87 and 30x reps on 225 lbs bench press.
Q&A with David Henderson
Q: What is the fondest memory of your college career and/or pro career?
When we played up against Central State University I blocked a field goal which turned the tide in our favor and helped us come out the game with a W on our record.
Q: What was your best game in college or pro?
When we played up against the West Alabama Rams. we lost but I got more than 3 hits on the quarterback and a few QB hurries during the game as well.
Q: What was your favorite NFL team growing up?
The Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens
Q: Who was your favorite NFL player?
Aaron Donald and Warren Sapp
Q: Which current NFL player most resembles you?
Q: What would your former teammates say about you?
Excellent work ethic, strong, sharp witted, fast, and explosive.
Q: What are you presently doing as far as training?
Sprint drills, working on technique with one man sled, and Hitting the gym after my classes.
Q: What is your favorite Combine drill?
Q: What do you need to do to take your football career to the next level?
To improve quickness and develop better hand fighting techniques.
Q: What would be your pitch to NFL scouts?
My pitch to all the teams is, I’ve played on the defensive line for eight years, I can thrive in a 3-4 and 4-3 system, and if given an opportunity I will be a great asset to your team. I’m also realistic. If I feel it’s not working out, I’ll be the first one to make a position change. Whatever is going to get my foot in the door.
Q: What do you want to do besides football?
Be a Lawyer, fitness trainer, Game designer, and Mechanic.
Q: What do you like to do for fun?
I like to workout, play video games, watch football, and spend time with the family.
Q: If you could have dinner with any three people, deceased or alive, who would they be?
My deceased granddad because during the time I was 3 or 4 years old he passed away due to cancer I would’ve like for him to be here longer so I could I develop a better connection with him. Secondly, It would be Aaron Donald because he has excellent hand technique, quick feet, is virtually unblockable and I know I could learn a great deal from him. Thirdly Warren Sapp because I would like to know what it took to have such a long and fulfilling career in the NFL like he did.
For more on David, check out his Agency Bio.