FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Junior tight end Hunter Henry has been named a preseason All-American by ESPN, the outlet announced today.
Henry is one of just six Southeastern Conference players featured on the list and the only tight end on the 25-player team.
In his two seasons as a Razorback, Henry has led the SEC with 65 receptions over the two years, adding 922 receiving yards and six touchdowns in his career. He caught 37 passes for 513 yards as a sophomore and was one of only two tight ends in the conference to tally a 100-yard receiving game.
ESPN also released its preseason All-SEC team which featured Henry at tight end and offensive lineman Sebastian Tretola. A senior from San Bernardino, Calif., Tretola played 797 snaps last season and did not allow a sack. He was penalized only four times.
Hunter Henry’s Preseason Awards
– ESPN All-American (1st team)
– Athlon Sports All-American (1st team)
– Lindy’s All-American (2nd team)
– Phil Steele All-American (4th team)
– Athlon Sports All-SEC (1st team)
– All-SEC / Media (2nd team)
– Phil Steele All-SEC (3rd team)
– John Mackey Award Watch List
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