STrayvon Henderson

Hawaii — MW
  • Height: 6001
  • Weight: 204
  • Hometown: Sacramento, CA
  • Age: 22


2017 (Redshirt Senior): Recipient of the Coach Otto Klum Defensive Captain Award…named one of four team captains prior to the season…also named to the preseason all-Mountain West team...started all 11 games he played in…missed only game of the year versus San Jose State, ending a string of 20 straight starts…finished the year with 55 tackles, fourth on the team and second among defensive backs…also had 4.0 tackles-for-loss, 2.0 sacks, one interception, one forced fumble, and three pass breakups…recorded lone interception of the year at Utah State…added three tackles and a pass breakup against the Aggies…had a season-high eight tackles, seven of them solo, at Nevada…recorded eight tackles, including a sack vs. San Diego State...also made an impact on special teams during the season…scored on an 89-yard touchdown return after a blocked field goal vs. Western Carolina…it was the second touchdown of his career and the longest scoring play of the year for UH...completed career with 38 starts in 49 career games…finished with nine career interceptions, tied for eighth all-time at UH.

2016 (Redshirt Junior): Earned all-Mountain West honorable mention...received the team’s Coach Bob Wagner Defensive MVP Award..started all 14 games at safety...ranked second on the team with 90 total tackles (64 solo, 26 assisted) and 10.5 tackles for loss (38 yards)...recorded 2.0 sacks for a loss of 19 yards, while also notching a quarterback hurry...ranked second on the team with three interceptions, collecting picks at San José State (Oct. 8), vs. New Mexico (Oct. 29), and vs. Middle Tennessee (Dec. 24)...UH leader with seven pass breakups...blocked a key extra point attempt in the third quarter against Massachusetts (Nov. 26)...registered a career-high 12 tackles in the opener versus California (Aug. 27) in Australia...logged 10 stops against Boise State (Nov. 12) on a season-high eight solo shots...recorded a career-high 3.0 tackles for loss at San Diego State...broke up a career-best three passes versus UNLV (Oct. 15)...returned an interception 68 yards for a score in UH’s Hawai‘i Bowl win over Middle Tennessee for UH’s lone defensive touchdown of the year. 

2015 (Junior): Made two appearances at safety with one start before suffering a season-ending knee injury at No. 1 Ohio State (Sept. 12)...recorded three total tackles, including 0.5 for loss against OSU...received hardship waiver. 

2014 (Sophomore): Appeared in 11 games, making 10 starts at safety…finished the season tied for second on the team with 63 total tackles (54 solo, 9 assisted), including 3.0 for loss, one sack, and two interceptions…both interceptions were against Wyoming (Oct. 11)...also registered eight tackles and one sack vs. the Cowboys to earn honorable-mention Defensive Back of the Week honors by CFPA (Oct. 13)…career-high 11 tackles against Oregon State (Sept. 6)…also posted eight tackles each against Utah State (Nov. 1), Colorado State (Nov. 8), and UNLV (Nov. 22)…missed two games due to injury. 

2013 (Freshman): Appeared in 11 games, making two starts at safety…finished the season with 26 total tackles…led the team with three interceptions…also recorded three pass breakups, two fumbles recovered, and one quarterback hurry…posted interceptions in three straight games against San José State (Oct. 5), UNLV (Oct. 12), and Colorado State (Oct. 26)…season-high six tackles at Navy (Nov. 9)…recovered fumbles in the final two games of the season at Wyoming (Nov. 23) and against Army (Nov. 30)…tallied five tackles each at Utah State (Nov. 2) and Army.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Grant Union High School in Sacramento, Calif…earned three varsity letters in football...rated the 119th-best recruit out of the state of California by 247Sports and the 81st-best safety…named to Sacramento Bee’s all-Delta Valley Conference team and to the all-Metro first team…selected to MaxPrep’s all-San-Joaquin Section second team…named to Rivals all-Northern California second team…finished the year with 113 tackles in 10 games and four interceptions…also played on offense with 39 receptions for 673 yards and eight scores…posted five double-digit tackle games…MVP of the North squad at the Optimist All-Star Football Classic…caught a 25-yard touchdown reception and returned a punt 35 yards for a touchdown…preseason MaxPreps’ all-San Joaquin Section first team and all-NorCal first team…preseason third team all-state by Cal-Hi Sports…garnered defensive MVP honors at the Oregon Nike Camp in 2012.

Personal: Born in Sacramento, Calif...grew up in Del Paso Heights...majoring in sociology...has one younger sister and one younger brother...mother is Shavacca Henderson of Sacramento, Calif.