Riders sign former NFL offensive lineman Seantrel Henderson who measures six-foot-seven, 350 pounds

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The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed former NFL offensive lineman Seantrel Henderson.

Henderson joins the Riders after playing six years and 39 career games with the Buffalo Bills and Houston Texans. Henderson was selected in the seventh round, 237th overall during the 2014 NFL Draft. In his standout rookie season he started all 16 games at right tackle and went on to start in a total of 29 NFL games from 2014 through 2019. 

The Minnesota native was a highly sought-after NCAA recruit eventually choosing the University of Miami. He played 12 games as a senior and anchored an offensive line that averaged 425.8 yards of total offence and 33.8 points per game.

He played in a total 43 games for the Hurricanes, earning All-Atlantic Coast Conference honourable mention as a junior and played 12 games as a true freshman on the road to being named Newcomer of the Year at team’s annual awards banquet.

In 2009, Henderson became the first offensive lineman to be named USA TODAY’sHigh School Offensive Player of the Year.