Darrell Henderson Jr.
#27 Running Back

Darrell Henderson Jr.

Height / Weight
5'8" / 208 lbs
Born
Aug 19, 1997 (23)
College
Memphis
NFL Draft
2019: Rd. 3, No. 70 (LAR)
NFL Career
3rd Season
Nationality
American
Net Worth
$2 Million
SEASON STATS
2020
AVG
4.5
+0.7
YDS/G
41.6
+30.3
LNG
40
+18
YDS/G
10.6
+7.8
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Darrell Henderson Jr.
Place of Birth: Batesville, Mississippi
Education: Memphis
Parents: Darrell Sr., Barbara Henderson

Darrell Henderson Stats, Bio, Age, Net Worth, & Career

Darrell Henderson Jr. is a running back for the Los Angeles Rams. Henderson was born in Batesville, Mississippi.

After running for over 5,800 yards in his high school career, Henderson committed to Memphis. He went on to win the Jim Brown award at Memphis, given to the nation’s top running back.

Now in the NFL, Henderson is a dual-threat back that is capable of pounding the ball through the middle but is also a good receiving back.

Darrell Henderson Jr. Football Career

Darrell Henderson Jr. High School Career (South Panola High School)

Darrell Henderson attended South Panola High School in his hometown of Batesville Mississippi. Henderson was one of the best running backs in Mississippi, rushing for 5,801 yards and 68 touchdowns throughout his career.

Henderson committed to play football at Memphis.

Darrell Henderson Jr. College Career (Memphis Tigers)

Darrell Henderson became a major part of the Memphis football team in his freshman season. He started in six games and appeared in all 13. He finished his freshman season with 482 yards and five touchdowns.

Henderson became an even bigger part of the offense his sophomore season. He started in 10 of his 12 games and finished with 1,154 yards and nine touchdowns on just 130 carries. His junior year was his best as he ran for 1,909 yards and 22 touchdowns on just 214 carries.

Henderson elected to forgo his senior season and enter the 2019 NFL Draft.

Darrell Henderson Jr. NFL Career

Darrell Henderson Jr. was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft with the 70th overall pick. Henderson worked as the backup to starting running back Todd Gurley. He landed on IR on December 28th and finished the season with 147 rushing yards on 39 carries.

After Todd Gurley left Los Angeles to go to the Atlanta Falcons, Henderson became one of three backs in a committee backfield in Los Angeles that now features him, Malcolm Brown, and Cam Akers. Henderson scored his first career rushing touchdown in Week 2. He got his first career 100-yard rushing game the following week against the Buffalo Bills when he ran for 114 yards on 20 carries.

Darrell Henderson Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

Darrell Henderson Jr. signed a four-year deal worth $4.2 million after being drafted by the Los Angeles Rams. He is set to make $687,000 in 2020. He has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

Darrell Henderson Personal Life

Darrell Henderson Jr. was born to Darrell Sr. and Barbara Henderson. He played high school football in his hometown of Batesville, Mississippi. He has one sister named Jerrica. 

Awards & Achievements

Awards and Honors by Type:
1 x Consensus All-American
2018
1 x First-team All-AAC
2018
Awards and Honors by Year:
2018
Consensus All-American, First-team All-AAC

Darrell Henderson Quotes

  • "Stay ready so you don't have to get ready. That's always been my mindset."
  • "I just went out there and played my game. I did everything they asked me to do, and just stayed consistent and stayed patient."
  • "Those other 10 guys do their jobs, so I had to do my job too. They do a good job providing me opportunities to showcase my skills, so big shout out to them."

Darrell Henderson Fun Facts

  • Won the Jim Brown Award in 2018 for the nation’s top running back
  • Ran for over 5,800 yards in high school
  • Averaged 8.9 yards per carry in his final two seasons at Memphis
  • First unanimous First-Team All-American in Memphis history
  • Is part of the Rams’ running back group nicknamed “Run DMC” alongside Malcolm Brown and Cam Akers
Career stats
2020
LAR
2019
LAR
Season Team FPTS SNP% ATT YDS AVG TD LNG REC YDS AVG TD LNG FUM LST
2020
122.30 33.24 138 624 4.5 5 40 16 159 9.9 1 28 0 0
2019
20.40 8.73 39 147 3.8 0 22 4 37 9.2 0 14 0 0
Recent Games
Sun 12/27
Sun 12/20
Thu 12/10
Sun 12/6
Sun 11/29
Mon 11/23
Sun 11/15
Sun 11/1
Mon 10/26
Sun 10/18
Date Opp RESULT FPTS SNP% ATT YDS AVG TD LNG REC YDS AVG TD LNG FUM LST
12/27
L 9-20
6.20 41.33 12 62 5.2 0 23 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
12/20
L 23-20
0.80 11.86 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2 1 5 5.0 0 5 0 0
12/10
W 3-24
0.50 11.11 2 5 2.5 0 3 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
12/6
W 38-28
14.40 21.69 3 49 16.3 1 38 2 25 12.5 0 19 0 0
11/29
L 23-20
1.90 32.26 10 19 1.9 0 5 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
11/23
W 27-24
1.90 45.83 8 5 0.6 0 4 2 4 2.0 0 5 0 0
11/15
W 16-23
9.80 32.86 7 28 4.0 1 16 1 5 5.0 0 5 0 0
11/1
L 17-28
6.30 18.95 8 47 5.9 0 18 1 11 11.0 0 11 0 0
10/26
W 10-24
8.60 55.56 15 63 4.2 0 11 2 13 6.5 0 11 0 0
10/18
L 27-31
9.20 53.33 14 88 6.3 0 18 0 4 0.0 0 4 0 0