February 8, 2011

Henry's mission: getting better

One would think Derrick Henry would be somewhat content with his play given what he accomplished during his freshman and sophomore seasons at Yulee (Fla.).

But that isn't the case.

Despite the fact he already has rushed for more than 5,000 yards, the 6-foot-3, 230-pound sophomore tailback said he arrived in Jacksonville last weekend for the 2011 Team Pro Impact 7-on-7 squad tryouts with one primary objective - to get better.

"It can help," Henry said of the 7-on-7 leagues, "Especially with my receiving routes. And that's what I need to work on. Right now, out of a 10, I'd say I'm a seven."

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