Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry passed away recently in an off the field incident that was labeled a domestic dispute. He started his football career in college at West Virginia and was then drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the third round in the 2005 NFL Draft. Here is a look at some interesting facts about Chris Henry’s football career.
-Chris Henry’s best game in college came against Syracuse when he accumulated 209 receiving yards and two touchdowns.
-The longest reception in Chris Henry’s collegiate career came against Rutgers and went for 83 yards.
-Chris Henry had two 100 yard receiving games during his career. Both came in 2006, the first in week two in a win over the Cleveland Browns and the second in the final game of the year in a loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
-19 of Chris Henry’s 21 career touchdown receptions were thrown to him by Carson Palmer, the other two were thrown to him by Ryan Fitzpatrick.
-The first touchdown reception of Chris Henry’s career came in the third game of his rookie year in 2005. It was a 36 yard touchdown in a 24-7 victory over the Chicago Bears.
-The last touchdown reception of Chris Henry’s career came in the 7th game of the 2009 season. It was a 9 yard pass from Carson Palmer in a 45-10 win over the Chicago Bears.
-The most receiving yards Chris Henry ever accumulated in one game was 124, it came in a 2006 loss at home against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
-Chris Henry only had two multiple touchdown games during his career, they both came in 2006. The first against Pittsburgh and the second against Cleveland.
-Chris Henry’s career best for receptions in a game was 8. This came in a loss to the Arizona Cardinals in 2007.