76   Tyshon Henderson
Tyshon Henderson


Newark, N.J.

High School:
St. George's School (R.I.)

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 339



Powerful Run Game Leads No. 23 Wisconsin Past UMass Football, 45-0

Big plays push Badgers to win over Minutemen in season-opener.


FB vs. NIU

FB vs. NIU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As a freshman in 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Saw action in eight games this season, including one start ... Part of an offensive line group which excelled in pass protection allowing just 16 sacks compared to 32 sacks in 2012 ... UMass was tied for fifth in the league for fewest sacks allowed in 2013 ... Also helped the offense's run game improve in year two at the Football Bowl Subdivision ... UMass rushed for over 1,500 yards on the ground averaging 125.2 yards per game in 2013 compared to 1,075 yards rushing and an 89.6 yard per game average in 2012 ... Rotated into the offensive line against No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31), Maine (9/7) and Kansas State (9/14) ... Recovered a fumble to retain possession for UMass while playing offensive line against Vanderbilt (9/21) ... Also saw snaps at offensive line at Bowling Green (10/5) and Buffalo (10/19).

Before UMass: Named to the All-New England Team as a senior as well as the All-ISL League First Team, All-Providence Journal, a PROJO All-Star, Team MVP and Offensive Line MVP ... Played offensive and defensive line ... Had 56 tackles, including 25 solo stops, as a senior ... Also recorded eight tackles for loss and forced four fumbles ... Earned All-League and All-New England honors as a sophomore and junior as well ... Captain of the football, basketball and track teams ... An all-star basketball player and team leader in rebounds and blocks as a sophomore and junior ... Named Team MVP for track.


    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Aug 30
    vs Boston College 3:00 PM gametracker
    Saturday, Sept 6
    vs Colorado 3:00 PM gametracker
    Saturday, Sept 13
    at Vanderbilt 12:00 PM
    Saturday, Sept 20
    at Penn State TBA
    Saturday, Sept 27
    vs Bowling Green 3:00 PM gametracker
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