Seantrel Henderson Signs With USC Football

March 23, 2010

Seantrel Henderson, a 6-8, 330-pound offensive tackle from Cretin-Derham Hall High in St. Paul, Minn., who was the USA Today All-USA Offensive Player of the Year and Parade All-American Player of the Year, signed a letter of intent with USC, new Trojan head coach Lane Kiffin announced today (March 23).

Henderson becomes the 20th player to join a 2010 USC recruiting class that has been ranked as the nation's best by some media outlets.

'We're excited to have received Seantrel's signed letter of intent,' said Kiffin. 'This is the final piece of putting together the nation's No. 1 recruiting class. We're looking forward to having all of our recruits come in and compete for playing time with our returning players.

'We have now been fortunate for the last two years to have our staff sign the nation's number one player. This signing is once again indicative of the power of USC and what it means to play here. We are very proud to have Seantrel as a member of the Trojan family.'

Henderson's other 2009 honors as a senior offensive and defensive lineman at Cretin-Derham Hall included EA Sports All-American first team, Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, All-American first team, Max Preps All-American first team, Anthony Munoz Award (nation's top lineman), Sporting News Top 100, Super Prep Elite 50, Prep Star Dream Team, Super Prep All-Midwest, Prep Star All-Midwest, AP All-State Player of the Year and All-Metro. He did not allow a sack in 250 pass attempts in 2009. Cretin-Derham Hall won the 2009 Minnesota state 5A title.

As a junior in 2008, he made USA Today All-USA first team, EA Sports All-American, Max Preps All-American second team, National Junior of the Year and All-State first team.

He also was on Cretin-Derham Hall's basketball and track teams. As a youngster in 2004, he won the shot put, discus throw and 1500 meters at the Minnesota Junior Olympics.

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