4* TE Hunter Henry of Pulaski Academy in Little Rock announced today at 4 PM in his High School gym that he will be a Razorback. He measures in at 6’6″ 235 with a 40-time of 4.7. He garnered offers from Alabama, Arizona State, Arkansas State, Auburn, California, Duke, Florida, Georgia, Miami, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Mizzou, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Purdue, Stanford, Tennessee, Texas Tech, UCF, Vanderbilt, and Virginia Tech.
Hunter is a 4* by Rivals, Scout, 247Sports, and ESPN. According to his Rivals profile, they have ranked him as the #4 TE in the country, the #112 player in the nation, and the #2 player in the state of Arkansas behind 5* RB and Alabama commit Altee Tennpenny. As a Junior, Henry caught 64 passes for 1,093 yards and 16 TDs. As a Sophomore, Hunter caught 45 passes for 748 yards and 10 TDs. According to the Rival Rating, Henry could be considered an All-American type of player when he comes to campus.
According to Scout.com, Henry ranks as the #3 TE in the nation. Scout lists his strengths as Body Control, Hands and Concentration, and Size. In his Areas for Improvement, they list his blocking ability and his strength. This is what Scout’s Chad Simmons had to say about Henry, “Henry is used more as a weapon down the field in high school. He can flex out and create a real mismatch, so he will need to work on playing off the tackle, becoming a stronger blocker, and just becoming more of a force in the trenches. Down the field and off the ball, he has everything that you look for. He can run, he has very good hands, he has great body control, and he is very athletic.”
247Sports.com ranks Henry as the #111 player in the nation, the #5 TE in the nation, and the #2 player in the state of Arkansas. Henry’s 247Sports Rating is a 94.
ESPN ranks Henry as the #103 player in the nation, the #2 TE in the nation, the #48 player in the region, and the #2 player in the state. They say that his traits are his hands and his route running.