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Ashton Henderson
Ashton Henderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Lincoln

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 189

Position:
CB

Experience:
4L


2009 Game-by-Game Statistics
2008 Game-by-Game Statistics


2009 SEASON (SENIOR): Played in all 13 games . . . played in 46 career games, including five starts . . . had 12 tackles in 2009 and 37 for his career . . . tied for third on the team with 10 tackles on special teams . . . in his final game as a Spartan, recorded three tackles in the 2010 Valero Alamo Bowl vs. Texas Tech . . . recovered a fumble on a kickoff in the Northwestern game on the first play of the fourth quarter, leading to a Spartan touchdown on the next play that gave MSU a commanding 24-7 lead in the win over the Wildcats . . . tied a career high with four tackles at Minnesota.

2008 SEASON (JUNIOR): Appeared in 12 games in 2008, primarily on special teams . . . credited with five tackles (4 solos, 1 assist) . . . recorded one tackle each against Notre Dame, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio State and Wisconsin.

2007 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in all 13 games, including four starts at cornerback (vs. Notre Dame, Iowa, Michigan and Boston College) . . . registered 18 tackles (10 solos, 8 assists) . . . recorded two tackles vs. Boston College in Champs Sports Bowl . . . had two pass break-ups vs. Michigan . . . tied a career high with four tackles vs. Iowa . . . collected a career-high four tackles vs. UAB.

2006 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Saw action in eight games in 2006 . . . earned his first career start vs. Northwestern at bandit . . . credited with two solo tackles and 22 special teams production points . . . returned a blocked punt 33 yards for a touchdown vs. Northwestern to help fuel the greatest comeback in NCAA I-A history as the Spartans rallied from a 35-point deficit for a 41-38 victory.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top 60 cornerbacks by Rivals.com (No. 57) . . . PrepStar all-region selection . . . nominated for Wendy's High School Heisman in 2005 . . . earned all-district, all-area and all-region honors as a senior for Coach Kyle Rice at Lincoln High School in Tallahassee, Fla. . . . recorded 41 tackles, including three for losses, four interceptions and nine pass break-ups in 2005 . . . also credited with one caused fumble, two fumble recoveries and a blocked kick . . . had 18 receptions for 298 yards (16.6 avg.) and four touchdowns as a senior . . . played his best all-around game vs. Godby in 2005, registering nine tackles, an interception and two pass break-ups while scoring a touchdown and a two-point conversion . . . also competed in track . . . member of the National Honor Society . . . son of Admiral and Jackie Henderson . . . born Feb. 12, 1988 . . . majoring in advertising.

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