Alex Henery Scouting Report

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Alex Henery Scouting Report

Position: K
Conference: Big10
School: Nebraska Corn Huskers
Year/Status: Drafted
Jersey Number: #90
Height & Weight: 6'2 - 175 lbs.
Drafted 4.23 in 2011 by PHI

2011 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:

Alex Henery, K, Nebraska

Alex Henery has developed into one of the most consistent kickers in the collegiate ranks; he is not too shabby of a punter either. Henery redshirted in 2006 and soon after started breaking records which would continue for the next four years. As a freshman in 2007, Henery stepped into the starting role and had one of the best seasons ever by a Nebraska kicker. Not only did Henery become just the ninth kicker in Cornhusker history to have a perfect point after attempt season by connecting on all 45 attempts, but he was also the first player at Nebraska with at least five field goal attempts in a season without a miss. Going 45-45 on PATs and 8-8 on field goals was a great way to start a kicking career.

Nebraska continued to score a lot of points and the following year Henery connected on 56 of his 57 PATs. He also made 18 of 21 field goals, with two of those misses from 50 yards or more. The good times kept going in 2009. Henery was again perfect on extra points and made 24 of 28 field goals; again with a majority of his misses coming from 50 yards or longer. Henery's only miss through the regular season in 2010 has come on a block that was again over 50 yards. He also connected on all 53 PATs.

On his place kicking alone, Henery is probably the top kicker on most draft boards. He has a strong leg with a career long field of 57 yards. But Henery is also a solid punter and has handled those duties for Nebraska during 2009 and 2010. Henery may not be one of those rare kicker who is worth a third round selection, but it would not be a stretch for him to be off the board by the fifth round.

Last Updated Dec-18-2010 by Joel Welser

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