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:
3L

03/20/2017

McGrane: Ricks Hopes to Put Best Foot Forward

McGrane: Ricks puts best foot forward

12/03/2016

#Won21

SDSU downs Wyoming, 27-24, for MW title

12/03/2016

SDSU-Wyoming Postgame Notes

SDSU-Wyoming postgame notes

11/19/2016

SDSU-Wyoming Postgame Notes

SDSU-Wyoming postgame notes

08/13/2016

Aztecs Hold Annual Fan Fest Scrimmage at The Q

Football holds annual fan fest scrimmage at The Q

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

Entering 2017 season

Jay Henderson Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

Talented athlete, who moved back to linebacker late last season after moving to defensive end in the spring of 2016 ... Is listed as the starting middle linebacker heading into his senior campaign.

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: 4 vs. Colorado State (11/26/16), at Wyoming (11/19/16)
Tackles For Loss: 1.5 vs. Houston (12/17/16)
Sacks: 1.5 vs. Houston (12/17/116)
Pass Breakups: 1 at Wyoming (11/19/16)
Forced Fumbles: 1 at Wyoming (12/3/16)

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