Hunter Henry

Hunter Henry


Chance of Injury in 2021: question mark 74%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 7.6%
Projected Games missed for 2021: question mark 1.7
Durability: question mark 2

Medium Risk


Hunter Henry Player Overview

Hunter Henry is 25-years-old and stands at 6'5", and weighs in at 250-pound tight end for the Los Angeles Chargers. Henry was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, and moved to Atlanta when he was still young.

In high school, he played a combination of an offensive tackle, wide receiver, and defensive end. His entire high school career, he did not play tight end. By the end of his high school career, he was considered one of the top recruits in the country.

Hunter chose to enroll in Arkansas following the steps of his father, who represented the Razorbacks as an offensive lineman. Henry was involved in a crazy play that led to a first down conversion on fourth and 25 in an overtime game versus rival Ole Miss. The play included laterals and an eventual game-winning touchdown. Henry began to get more recognition, which eventually allowed him to win the John Mackey Award for the best tight end in the nation.

Henry was expected to be a late first or second-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft but managed to skip most of the physical drills at the NFL combine. He did improve his draft stock by running a 4.67 40-yard dash, making him the top tight end selected, going in the second round.

Henry would score the second-most touchdowns (8) by a rookie tight end in the last decade, only behind Rob Gronkowski (10). The following season, Henry would suffer a knee injury in Week 15, as well as an abdominal injury, which put him on the injured reserve.

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Hunter Henry Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Sep 8, 2019 NFL Leg Tibial Plateau Fracture Hunter Henry suffered a tibia plateau fracture to his left knee during the game versus the Indianapolis Colts. He was sidelined for 4 games
May 22, 2018 NFL Knee ACL Tear Grade 3 Henry tore his right ACL during OTAs on May 22. He missed the full regular season and the 1st playoff game but returned for the loss at New England.
Dec 16, 2017 NFL Abdomen Kidney Lacerated Henry suffered a "small" kidney laceration in Week 15 and missed the final 2 games.
Oct 30, 2016 NFL Knee Strain Grade 1 Henry hurt his left knee against the Broncos. He returned to finish that game but missed the next. He returned in Week 10 (before a Week 11 bye).
Oct 23, 2016 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Henry entered league concussion protocol and was cleared for the following game.