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Hunter Henry's path to success

Once an OT, Watch List TE's future changed after coach saw him play hoops

Originally Published: April 13, 2012
By Jamie Newberg | ESPN RecruitingNation

Hunter Henry's path to becoming one of the nation's most coveted tight ends started on the basketball court.

Henry, then a ninth-grade offensive tackle, was playing for Little Rock (Ark.) Pulaski Academy with football coach Kevin Kelly in attendance.

"I saw him moving around on the basketball court and realized that he would make a great wide receiver," Kelly said.

After Henry spent a little time at wide receiver, it became obvious his real home was at tight end. Now, the ...

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