At 6’3”, 238 pounds, Derrick Henry physically looks the part of a player who could line up at linebacker for Nick Saban’s defense.
Instead, he’s the headliner in a group of four standout running backs who were part of Alabama’s top-rated 2013 recruiting class.
Henry, who, according to Mitch Stephens of MaxPreps, is the nation’s all-time leading rusher in prep football, has all the tools to become the next superstar running back for the Crimson Tide.
What attributes make Henry the logical choice to follow in the footsteps of Mark Ingram, Trent Richardson, Eddie Lacy and T.J. Yeldon?
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