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Taron Henry

Class: r-Sr.
Position: WR
Height: 6-1
Weight: 189 pounds
Previous School: Riverdale
Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN

2007: Played all 12 games and had 11 starts ... Led the Blue Raiders in receiving with a career-high 31 receptions for 427 yards and five touchdowns ... Had 509 total snaps to rank second among receivers ... Registered three receptions for 43 yards in the Blue-White game ... Turned in four receptions for 22 yards at FAU ... Registered two catches for 20 yards against Louisville ... Was held without a catch against LSU ... Collected a career-best six receptions for 81 yards against WKU ... Added one reception for 11 yards in win over FIU ... Had two catches for 36 yards including one for a touchdown against Virginia ... Grabbed one reception for 13 yards at Memphis ... Had three catches for 71 yards against Arkansas State and two went for touchdowns as he registered his first career multiple touchdown game ... Matched his personal-high with six catches against North Texas for a career-best 103 yards and a touchdown ... Added three receptions and a touchdown in his final home game against ULL ... Had two grabs at Troy for nine yards.

2006: Played in all 13 games and started 12 times ... Fourth on the team with 16 receptions for 247 yards and one touchdown ... Earned the starting nod at the end of spring drills at "Z" receiver spot ... Had four receptions for 112 yards in the Blue-White Spring Game for the Blue team, including a 50-yard grab ... Led the Blue Raiders with four catches for 39 yards in win over FIU and was second among receivers with 48 snaps played ... Did not have a reception in 64 plays at Maryland ... Had one catch for 13 yards and a touchdown in win over Tennessee Tech ... Did not have a reception in 23 plays at Oklahoma ... Had a 28-yard reception against North Texas and a 26-yard grab against Louisville for his only receptions in those games ... Did not catch a pass at Louisiana-Monroe ... Matched his personal-best with five receptions for a career-high 85 yards in the win over Louisiana-Lafayette and earned a "winning performance" from the coaches ... Did not have a reception against FAU ... Collected two receptions for 29 yards in win over ASU and recorded one catch for 11 yards at South Carolina ... Had a catch for 16 yards against Central Michigan in the Motor City Bowl.

2005: Played in all 11 games and earned four starts ... Finished the year with a personal-best 20 receptions for 192 yards ... Was second on the team with nine kickoff returns for an 18.6-yard average ... Had one catch in games against Alabama, North Texas, and Vanderbilt ... Hauled in two receptions against Akron ... Registered three kickoff returns for 75 yards, including a career long of 41 yards at FAU ... Had two catches for a career-best 40 yards in home loss to ULL ... Collected three receptions in win over Arkansas State and again had three grabs the following week at NC State ... Had just one reception for five yards in win over Troy ... Recorded a career-best five catches at FIU for a personal-high 66 yards.

2004: Saw action in nine of 11 games, including two as a starter (North Texas, Arkansas State) ... Registered a total of two receptions for 35 yards on the season ... Reeled in a 25-yard reception against North Texas and a 10-yard grab at Troy.

2003: Sat out the year due to NCAA academic guidelines.

High School: An all-state, all-midstate, all-region, and all-Southeast region selection at Riverdale ... Earned a three-star rating by Rivals.com ... Played for Gary Rankin and helped lead the Warriors to three straight state finals appearances, including a title in 2001 ... Played wide receiver, defensive back, punt returner, and kickoff returner ... Broke his leg on the first play of the second quarter in game number four of his senior year and missed the remainder of the season (Riverdale finished 13-2 and was runner-up in the state title game) ... As a junior he caught 40 passes for a single-season record 1,140 yards to go with 13 touchdowns in keying Riverdale's perfect 15-0 season ... Also had two punt returns for touchdowns to go along with seven interceptions ... In the 2001 state title game against Hendersonville, Henry hauled in five passes for 196 yards and two touchdowns ... In a game against Franklin County, Henry hauled in three passes for 172 yards ... Lettered in football, track, and basketball.

Personal: Parents: Terry Henry and Karen Nance ... Born: 4/18/84 ... Major: Physical Education.

Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD
2004 2 35 17.5 25 0
2005 20 192 9.6 26 0
2006 16 247 15.4 30 1
2007 31 427 13.8 52 5
Total 69 899 13.0 52 6
Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. LG TD
2005 4 11 2.8 5 0
KO Ret No. Yds. Avg. LG TD
2005 9 167 18.6 41 0
2007 3 64 21.3 23 0
Total 12 231 19.3 41 0


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