Derrick Henry

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Full Name Derrick Henry
Age 26 Years Old
Nick Name Henry
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date January 04, 1994
Birth Place Yulee, Florida

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Derrick Lamar Henry Jr. famed as Derrick Henry is an American football running back for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted in the second round of the 2016 NFL draft by the Titans. He won the 2015 Heisman Trophy, as well as the Doak Walker Award, the Maxwell Award, and the Walter Camp Award. Henry holds the national high school football record for career rushing yards. Moreover, he led the NFL in rushing yards for the 2019 season, as well as rushing touchdowns (tied with Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones). Scroll down to get more information regarding his biography, facts, birthday, wiki, family, net worth, girlfriend, career stats and many more. 

Famous For

  • Being an American football running back for Tennessee Titans of the NFL. 
  • For winning the 2015 Heisman Trophy, as well as the Doak Walker Award, the Maxwell Award, and the Walter Camp Award.

Derrick Henry, Running Back For Titans

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Early Life of Derrick Henry

On 4th January 1994, Henry was born in Yulee, Florida as Derrick Lamar Henry Jr. He was born to Derrick Henry Sr. and Stacy Veal, his parents/family. His parents were young when he was born. His nationality is American. His Zodiac sign is Capricorn. His ethnicity is Black. He attended Yulee High School and later he attended Alabama College. His religion is Christian. As of 2020, he celebrated his 26th birthday. 

Career of Derrick

  • For his high school, he played as a running back for the Yulee Hornets football team.
  • He finished his high school football career with 12,124 career rushing yards, which broke Ken Hall's career record.
  • He attended and played college football for the University of Alabama from 2013 to 2015.
  • In 2013, he played as a true freshman where he rushed for 382 yards on 36 carries with three touchdowns.
  • He had 111 rushing yards and his first collegiate rushing touchdown in the 52-0 victory against Arkansas on 19th October 2013.
  • During the 2014 Sugar Bowl, he rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown on eight carries and had a 61-yard touchdown reception.
  • He then began his 2014 season against Virginia where he had 113 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown.
  • He also played against Florida, Texas A&M, Tennessee, Western Carolina, Auburn, Missouri and more.
  • In his sophomore year, he rushed for 990 yards on 172 carries with 11 touchdowns.
  • In 2015, he took over as the starting running back as a junior.
  • His 2015 season started against Wisconsin where he had 147 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns.
  • He played against Middle Tennessee State, Ole Miss, Arkansas, Razorbacks, Texas A&M, Tennessee, Mississippi State, Florida and more in his 2015 season.
  • Later, he declared for the 2016 NFL Draft after his junior season.
  • He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the second round (45th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.
  • Tennessee Titans signed Henry to a four-year, $5.40 million contract with $3.30 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $2.13 million on 9th May 2016.
  • He began his rookie season as the backup running back to veteran DeMarco Murray.
  • He made his professional regular season debut and earned his first career start in the Titans' season-opening loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
  • He finished his rookie season with 110 carries for 490 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns in 15 games and two starts.
  • He ran for 184 yards and a touchdown on 35 carries and caught 5 passes for 56 yards in his 2017 postseason.
  • During Week 2, he recorded an eight-yard pass completion, the first of his career, to Taiwan Taylor in the Titans' 20-17 victory over the Houston Texans.
  • He had a 99-yard run, fending off four tacklers, on December 6, 2018, versus the Jaguars.
  • This tied him with Tony Dorsett for the longest NFL touchdown run.
  • He finished the 2018 season with 1,059 rushing yards, 12 rushing touchdowns, and 15 receptions.
  • On 3rd January 2020, he was named to the second-team All-Pro at both the running back and flex position, both behind Christian McCaffrey.
  • On 16th March 2020, the Titans placed the franchise tag on Henry.
  • He signed the tag on 2nd April 2020.

Personal Life of Derrick Henry

Derrick Henry is not married yet but he is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Adrianna Rivas. The duo has been dating since 2016. Henry often posts beautiful pictures with his partner. It seems that the pair is pretty serious about their relationship. Adrianna was born on May 23, 1992, and is 24 years old as of 2018. She currently lives in Dallas but is often spotted in  Nissan Stadium in Nashville attending Derrick's games. As of now, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Net Worth of Derrick Henry

Derrick Henry is a very successful footballer and with his career, he has accumulated the huge amount of money without a doubt. He has earned his wealth widely through his professional American football career. He has signed a 4-year contract worth $5,407,928 with the Tennessee Titans, including a $2,133,038 signing bonus, $2,828,853 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,351,982. Back to 2018, he received a base salary of $941,630, while carrying a cap hit of $1,474,889 and a dead cap value of $1,066,520. With a decent earning, he has made his net worth over $1 million. Moreover, he also earns some money from his endorsement deals with several brands and companies including DICK'S Sporting Goods. He also frequently promotes Nike, Nissan, Tempur-Pedic on his Instagram. He is satisfied with his earnings as of now. 

Body Measurements of Derrick Henry

Derrick Henry is a very handsome person with a charming personality and an attractive attitude. His body build is athletic. He has a tall height of 1.91 m or 6 ft 3 in. His balanced weight is 112 Kg or 247 lb. His other body measurement has not been revealed yet and it will be added soon. He has a tattoo of his grandmother's name on his chest. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a glowing face.