De'Angelo Henderson
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Henderson in the 2017 NFL preseason.
No. 32 – Minnesota Vikings
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1992-11-24) November 24, 1992 (age 28)
Charleston, South Carolina
Height:5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight:208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school:Summerville
(Summerville, South Carolina)
College:Coastal Carolina
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 6 / Pick: 203
Career history
* Denver Broncos ( 2017)
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Rushing attempts:9
Rushing yards:32
Rushing touchdowns:0
Receiving yards:36
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at

De'Angelo Henderson (November 24, 1992) is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Coastal Carolina University where he set an NCAA Division 1 record for touchdowns in consecutive games at 35.[1]

Early years

Henderson attended and played high school football at Summerville High School for the Green Wave.[2]

College career

Henderson attended and played college football at Coastal Carolina.[3] In the 2013 season, he finished with 82 carries for 599 rushing yards and six rushing touchdowns.[4] In the 2014 season, he finished with 234 carries for 1,534 rushing yards and 20 rushing touchdowns.[5] In the 2015 season, he finished with 222 carries for 1,346 rushing yards and 16 rushing touchdowns.[6] In his final collegiate season in 2016, he had 183 carries for 1,156 rushing yards and 16 rushing touchdowns.[7]

Professional career

Denver Broncos

Henderson was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the sixth round, 203rd overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft.[8][9][10] He became the sixth Coastal Carolina Chanticleer to be drafted and the first since Lorenzo Taliaferro and Matt Hazel in 2014.[11] On September 24, against the Buffalo Bills in Week 3, Henderson recorded the first carry of his NFL career, a one-yard rush.[12] In the regular season finale against the Kansas City Chiefs, he scored his first career professional touchdown, a 29-yard reception from quarterback Paxton Lynch.[13] In five games in the 2017 season, he finished with seven carries for 13 rushing yards to go along with two receptions for 36 receiving yards and a receiving touchdown.[14]

On September 1, 2018, Henderson was waived by the Broncos.[15]

New York Jets

On September 3, 2018, Henderson was signed to the New York Jets' practice squad.[16] He was promoted to the active roster on October 27, 2018.[17] He was waived on November 2, 2018 and was re-signed to the practice squad.[18] He was promoted back to the active roster on December 14, 2018.[19] In three games in the 2018 season, he had two carries for 19 yards.[20] Henderson was released by the Jets on July 23, 2019. [21]

Minnesota Vikings

On July 24, 2019, Henderson was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Vikings.[22]


  1. Miller, Andrew. "Coastal Carolina star De'Angelo Henderson of Summerville waiting for NFL to call his name".
  2. Sapakoff, Gene. "Former Coastal Carolina, Summerville running back De'Angelo Henderson pokes fun at NFL rookie hazing" (in en). Post and Courier.
  3. "De'Angelo Henderson NCAA FB Stats - Season & Career Statistics" (in en-US).
  4. "De'Angelo Henderson 2013 NCAA FB Game Log" (in en-US).
  5. "De'Angelo Henderson 2014 NCAA FB Game Log" (in en-US).
  6. "De'Angelo Henderson 2015 NCAA FB Game Log" (in en-US).
  7. "De'Angelo Henderson 2016 NCAA FB Game Log" (in en-US).
  8. DiLalla, Aric (April 29, 2017). "Broncos draft RB De'Angelo Henderson in sixth round". Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  9. "2017 NFL Draft Listing" (in en).
  10. "RBs/FBs selected in the 2017 NFL Draft" (in en).
  11. "Coastal Carolina Draft History" (in en).
  12. "Denver Broncos at Buffalo Bills – September 24th, 2017" (in en).
  13. "Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos - December 31st, 2017" (in en).
  14. "De'Angelo Henderson 2017 Game Log" (in en).
  15. DiLalla, Aric (September 1, 2018). "Broncos trim roster to 53 players".
  16. Greenberg, Ethan (September 3, 2018). "Jets Fill Out 10-Man Practice Squad With Six Players".
  17. Allen, Eric (October 27, 2018). "Jets Promote RB De'Angelo Henderson, Release CB Juston Burris".
  18. Lange, Randy (November 2, 2018). "Jets Activate RB Elijah McGuire from IR".
  19. Allen, Eric (December 14, 2018). "Jets Place RB Isaiah Crowell on Injured Reserve, Promote De'Angelo Henderson to Roster".
  20. "De'Angelo Henderson 2018 Game Log" (in en).
  21. Greenberg, Ethan (July 23, 2019). "Jets Waive RB De’Angelo Henderson".
  22. "Vikings Sign Henderson, Release Abernathy". July 24, 2019.

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