Emmanuel Henderson abandons All-Star football game | High school


The five-star rookie, according to 247Sports, is due to appear at the Under Armor game on December 28. The Bulldogs basketball team are slated to play in the Downtown Hoops Classic knockout, starting Dec. 27, so they could play in an opener before heading to Orlando.

“It is remarkable that he was invited to play in both Alabama-Mississippi and Under Armor,” said Striplin. “He really wants to represent everyone in the right way. Unfortunately, however long these events are, it would be difficult to face them both and still compete for the basketball team.

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Henderson’s busy schedule in December isn’t limited to all-star events and basketball games. The senior Bulldog plans to sign their letter of intent with Alabama on Wednesday, December 15, the first day of the December national signing period.

Striplin said Henderson plans to play the remainder of the season with the Geneva County basketball team and does not plan to show up at Tuscaloosa until he graduates from Hartford School at the end of spring.

Henderson finished his career with 6,699 rushing yards, which ranks him 11th in AHSAA history, according to the AHSAA website. He passed former LSU star Robert Davis of Homewood (1988-91, 6,542) in a 142-yard performance in the regular season finale against Slocomb and edged out former Daleville star and current Georgia Southern RB Jalen White (6,659) in Geneva County’s last game. , a shutout loss in the first round to Lanett on November 6.


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