DT Kyle Henderson, is commitment #10 in Georgia Tech's 2015 signing class, after holding a ceremony this afternoon at his high school. The 6'2", 280lb defensive tackle hails from Plant High School in Tampa, FL, and becomes the second legacy commitment in this class, as his father, Kevin, was a linebacker for Georgia Tech in the mid-1980s under Bill Curry. He commits over 14 other BCS offers, including Missouri, Pittsburgh, UCF, Boston College, Wake Forest and Virginia. Henderson received his offer in March before visiting earlier this month. Early playing time is likely for Henderson, as he looks to join a depleted corps of defensive tackles that has lost two members this offseason.
Henderson's junior film is very interesting. His film does show really impressive speed and agility, along with impressive tackling technique and power. For a defensive tackle, Henderson does a really fantastic job of getting involved in plays that would typically be left for the linebackers behind him. His speed and ability to change directions make him quite the handful for bigger offensive linemen in front of him. However, or a reasonably high-profile DT, Henderson doesn't show outstanding strength or power. (That being said, he's playing in a very high-profile high school football area, and also has a lot of time to continue growing before he'll be called on.)
Henderson is rated as a 3-star (5.5) by Rivals and the 247Sports Composite (.8317).
Excited about Henderson's commitment? Does he look like a star in the making?