Jay Henderson
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Jay  Henderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Phelan, Calif.

High School:
Serrano High

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 230

Position:
Linebacker

Experience:
4L

10/01/2017

No. 19/21 Aztecs Outlast Northern Illinois, 34-28

FB: No. 19/21 Aztecs outlast NIU

10/01/2017

SDSU Football-Northern Illinois Postgame Notes

Football-No. Illinois postgame notes

10/01/2017

SDSU Football-Northern Illinois Postgame Quotes

SDSU-NIU postgame quotes

10/01/2017

SDSU Football-Northern Illinois Postgame Quotes

SDSU-NIU postgame quotes

09/03/2017

McGrane: Aztecs Add Some Aces to a Winning Hand

McGrane: FB adds aces to winning hand

11/24/2017

Football v New Mexico - Photos by Derrick Tuskan

Football beats New Mexico 35-10

12/17/2016

San Diego State 34, Houston 10

The Pumphrey-led Aztecs defeat Houston to win the 2016 Las Vegas Bowl, on December 17, 2016.

12/24/2015

SDSU vs. Cincinnati

SDSU vs. Cincinnati December 24, 2015

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Talented athlete, who moved back to linebacker late in 2016 after moving to defensive end in the spring of 2016 ... Had a solid final season.

SENIOR SEASON (2017)
Started all 13 games this season at linebacker ... Had 28 tackles (18 solo), including 8.5 tackles for a loss of 43 yards, four sacks for 29 yards, two pass breakups and a team-high seven quarterback hurries ... Started the opener against UC Davis and came up with one assisted stop and a pass breakup ... The PBU led to a Tariq Thompson interception ... Made two solo tackles in another start at Arizona State ... Did not record a stat in a start against No. 19/19 Stanford ... Made two tackles, including a 5-yard tackle for loss, and a quarterback hurry in a start at Air Force ... Had a monster game against Northern Illinois, finishing with career highs in tackles (6), sacks (3.0) and tackles for loss (4.0) ... The four tackles for loss were the most by an Aztec since Calvin Munson had four at San José State on Oct. 17, 2015 and tied for the 21st most in a game this season ... The three sacks were the most by an Aztec since Kyle Kelley had 3.5 vs. Cincinnati in the Hawai’i Bowl on Dec. 24, 2015 and tied for the 13th most in a game this year ... Entered the game with just five tackles, one tackle for loss and zero sacks in four games ... Also added a QBH ... Had another solid outing on the road at UNLV with two tackles (one solo), 1.5 tackles for loss for eight yards and a 7-yard sack ... Did not find the stat sheet in a start vs. Boise State ... Started for the eighth straight game against Fresno State and recorded two tackles (one solo) with a quarterback hurry ... Recorded a quarterback hurry in a start at Hawai’i ... Had a pass breakup in a start at San José State and two QBH ... Registered two tackles (one solo), including 0.5 tackles for loss, against Nevada ... Had three tackles (two solo) on Senior Day against New Mexico, to go along with 0.5 tackles for loss and a quarterback hurry ... Finished his career with a career-high eight tackles (five solo) and a 2-yard tackle for loss against Army West Point in the Armed Forces Bowl.

JUNIOR SEASON (2016)
Played in 11 of the team's 14 games with three starts ... Had 15 tackles, including 10 solo stops, 2.5 sacks for 18 yards, three tackles for loss, a forced fumble, a pass breakup and seven quarterback hurries ... Did not play in the opener vs. New Hampshire ... Logged statless time on special teams against California ... Did not play in road games at Northern Illinois and at South Alabama ... Saw time at linebacker for the first time of the season against UNLV without recording a stat ... Also logged statless time at Fresno State, vs. San José State and at Utah State ... Made his first tackle of the season late in the game against Hawai'i ... Logged statless time on special teams and at linebacker late at Nevada ... Had a breakout game at Wyoming in his first career start, making a career-high four tackles (three solo), his first career sack (and tackle for loss) for five yards, first career pass breakup and first four career quarterback hurries ... Made four stops (three solo) in his second career start vs. Colorado State ... Started for a third straight game at Wyoming in the MW Championship game, recording three tackles (two solo), 0.5 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and two quarterback hurries ... The forced fumble was the first of his career ... Had another solid outing vs. Houston at the Las Vegas Bowl, making three tackles, including career highs of 1.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks for 13 yards.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Played in nine games off the bench for the second straight season, making three tackles (two solo) ... Mainly logged playing time on special teams ... Tackles came vs. South Alabama (solo), at Penn State (assisted) and vs. Utah State (solo) ... Other appearances were vs. San Diego, at San José State, at UNLV, against Nevada, vs. Air Force in the MW Championship game and against Cincinnati in the Hawai`i Bowl.

FRESHMAN (TRUE) SEASON (2014)
Played in nine games as a true freshman, mainly on special teams ... Finished with three solo tackles on the year, all coming in an Aztec win vs. UNLV ... Made his collegiate debut at No. 21/23 North Carolina ... Also saw time at Oregon State, at Fresno State, at New Mexico, vs. Hawai`i, at Boise State, vs. San José State and vs. Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl.

HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered four years at Serrano High School in Phelan, Calif. ... Was a two-time all-league selection and the league's defensive MVP as a senior ... Recorded 57 total tackles and 5.5 sacks as a senior, leading the Diamondbacks to a 10-2 overall record ... Caused five fumbles, blocked two punts and recovered a fumble ... Also caught 15 passes for 219 yards and scored four total touchdowns on offense ... Was a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN.com and 247sports.com ... Earned an 83 grade by 247sports and a 74 by ESPN ... Also ran track at Serrano High.

PERSONAL
Jeaujuray Henderson was born Nov. 9, 1995, in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Son of Jakiesna Smith ... Picked San Diego State over other offers from Boise State, Colorado, Colorado State and Nevada ... Is majoring in inderdisciplinary studies.

SINGLE-GAME BESTS
Tackles: 8 vs. Army West Point (12/23/17)
Tackles For Loss: 4.0 vs. Northern Illinois (9/30/17)
Sacks: 3.0 vs. Northern Illinois (9/30/17)
Pass Breakups: 1 at San José State (11/4/17), vs. UC Davis (9/2/17), at Wyoming (11/19/16)
Forced Fumbles: 1 at Wyoming (12/3/16)

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