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Henry Black 28

Henry  Black


Shreveport, La.

High School:
Woodlawn HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 202




Baylor vs. Kansas (USATSI)

USATSI Photos from Baylor football at Kansas - Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017

Fourth-year defender that saw time at safety and linebacker in 2017 ... Tied for eighth among active Baylor leaders in career games played with 25.

2017 (Sophomore): Played in all 12 games and started six times ... Posted career-high 25 tackles and had first career interception ... Had four tackles at No. 10 TCU ... Played vs. Iowa State but did not record any stats ... Had one tackle vs. Texas Tech ... Made four tackles at Kansas ... Had three tackles vs. Texas ... Started at LB vs. N0. 23 West Virginia, had three tackles ... Made first career start at linebacker at No. 14 Oklahoma State but did not record any stats ... Started at Kansas State, had two tackles ... Started vs. No. 3 Oklahoma, had two tackles ... Started at Duke, had first career interception ... Made first career start vs. UTSA while making two tackles ... Tallied two tackles vs. Liberty.

2016 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 13 games on the year ... Played but didn't record any stats vs. Kansas State, Texas Tech, West Virginia and Boise State ... Entered game at No. 9 Oklahoma at safety for first time and recorded career-high six tackles, including five solo ... Played on special teams in season's first eight games ... Posted two tackles vs. Northwestern State.

2015 (Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad ... Redshirted to retain eligibility ... Dressed for one of 13 games, but did not see any game action.

High School: Two-time all-state two-way athlete from Woodlawn High School in Shreveport, La. ... Played cornerback and receiver under head coach Jerwin Wilson at Woodlawn ... National position ranking among cornerback prospects: 65th by Rivals, 88th by ESPN, 96th by 247Sports ... Rated No. 41 prospect in Louisiana by Rivals, No. 44 on New Orleans Times-Picayune Nifty 50, No. 57 by 247Sports and No. 59 by ESPN ... Played in 2014 Louisiana High School All-Star game following senior season ... Earned 2014 Class 4A All-State honorable mention as senior ... Also named 2014 first team All-District 1-4A as DB and second team as receiver ... Team captain as senior, totaled 53 tackles, five interceptions, 19 PBUs and forced fumble, named to 2014 Shreveport Times All-City first team ... Earned 2013 Class 4A All-State honorable mention as junior, also named 2013 first team All-District 1-4A defensive back ... Sophomore stats in 2012: 37 tackles, eight PBUs, interception and two forced fumbles.

Personal: Son of Henry Black Sr. and Lecynthia Edwards ... Cousin, Shiro Davis, played football at Texas ... Majoring in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.


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