Derrick Henry Biography
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Derrick Henry is a powerful American football running back for the Tennessee Titans. Read the full article to know his net worth, age, salary, and height.

Henry was always interested in playing football even when he was a child. He also made many records while playing for his high school team. After shifting to college he continued to do well in the game. Playing for the Alabama Crimson Tide in his college he broke many records.

“King Henry” proved to be a valuable player for his college team who led them to many victories including the 2015 Heisman Trophy winner. However, his best achievement was the victory in the College Football Playoff National Championship for the year 2016.  He held many awards during his college time including the Doak Walker Award, the Maxwell Award, and the Walter Camp Award.

Seeing his outstanding accomplishments in the college team, many professional teams desired to draft him. However, it was the Titans who finally succeeded to add him to their team in the 2016 NFL draft.

He is currently serving his team in the running back position. His 2019 season went very well where he topped in NFL rushing yards and tied the top position of rushing touchdowns with Aaron Jones.

Henry was also considered one of the most notable players of the 2020 National Football League (NFL) season where he again led in rushing yards and touchdowns. He also became the 2020 Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award winner for the Titans.

Derrick Henry’s details

Full NameDerrick Lamar Henry Jr.
NicknameShocka, The little Tractor, King Henry
BornJanuary 4, 1994
Debut2016
Height191 cm
Weight112 kg
Age27
BirthplaceYulee, Florida, United States
ReligionChristian
NationalityAmerican
Net Worth$5 million
Marital StatusUnmarried
Father nameDerrick Henry Sr.
Mother nameStacy Veal
Salary$12,500,000
Twitter Handle@KingHenry_2
Instagram Handle@last_king_2

Age

Derrick Henry is just 27. He is building his National Football League(NFL) career at a quick pace with improvement in his game by each passing year.

Derrick Henry’s Net worth and Salary

The Florida native has an estimated net worth of about $5 million and an annual salary worth $12,500,000. Throughout his career, he has endorsed many popular brands like Nike, Pepsi, Dr. Teal’s Epsom Salts, Champ Sports, and others. He has also starred in various T.V commercials.

Height

Henry is a tall fellow. His height reaches an impressive 191 cm. He has strong muscles and a physique that perfectly suits his game.

Derrick Henry NFL
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Nickname

Henry who serves as a football running back not only has a strong game but also has a larger stature than an average running back. His personality has earned him the nickname “King Henry”.

Recent News about Derrick Henry

During the start of the 2021 season, Derrick Henry underwent foot surgery as he was severely injured this year during a match. After that, his teammates from The Tennessee Titans were less hopeful for his return to the game for the rest of the season.

However, the latest reports are quite optimistic as they hint towards the ace players’ return in January 2022. If he returns then he would be able to make a Super Bowl entry too.

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