#27 Hayden Henry

LB | Jr | 6-2 | 222 | Little Rock, Ark. | Pulaski Academy

2017 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in all 12 games … Played a key role on special teams and recorded three tackles … Earned a scholarship following the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-star recruit by 247Sports … Ranked as the No. 13 player in the state of Arkansas by 247Sports … Named the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All-Arkansas Preps Defensive Player of the Year in 2016 … Earned 2016 ALL-USA Arkansas honors … Named the 2016 Arkansas Class 5A Player of the Year by the Little Rock Touchdown Club …  Also tabbed the Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year by Hooten’s Arkansas Football … Helped Pulaski Academy to a 13-1 record in 2016 and win three consecutive state championships … Ranked second on the team with 93 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss and a team-best four interceptions in 14 games played as a senior … Added one sack, defended 10 passes, recovered three fumbles and forced fumble … Led the team with 39 solo stops … Made a tackle in all 14 contests … Posted double-digit tackles three times, including a season-high 18 in the state championship against Wynne … As a junior, finished second on the team with 89 tackles … Tallied 6.0 tackles for loss, eight pass breakups and one quarterback hurry … Made 35 tackles, forced four interceptions and had two fumble recoveries as a sophomore … Coached by Kevin Kelley … Chose Arkansas over Air Force, Navy and others.

PERSONAL: Born on Feb. 14, 1999 … Son of Jenny and Mark Henry … Mark, played football for the Razorbacks from 1988-1991 and was an All-Southwest Conference center as a senior … Jenny also attended the University of Arkansas … Grandson of Skip Coffman, who played basketball for Arkansas from 1957-62 … Has three siblings: Hunter, Hudson and Hope … Hunter was an All-American tight end for the Razorbacks from 2013-15 and went on to be selected by San Diego in the second round of the 2016 NFL draft with the 35th overall pick … Finance major.