To be fair, a lot of those 2001 receiving stats (other than Walkers') might have looked a lot better with a senior Henson throwing the ball instead of a sophomore Navarre. Depending on how long quarterback Jack Coan is sidelined following foot surgery, the Badgers’ offense could belong to Graham Mertz, who will start the season under center. Tough situation, but if he had just gone straight to baseball at 18 and taken his time moving through the minors; or if he had devoted himself fully to playing football, and he had not been pushed to play when Brady was the better QB, he might have been successful at either of the sports. Huge attitude problem, and did not run hard at all that year. Bowl season? He would have been a Heisman candidate in 2001 and the 1st overall in the following NFL draft. That game was so painful to watch. We all know the story of Drew Henson, but the New York Post recently had a nice feature article about Henson's career path. In recent years fans have become accustomed to a slate of conference championship games the first weekend in December. Drew Henson is a name that stands out not just in the category of baseball, but across the entire sporting world. LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Baseball Hall of Fame is proud to announce that Drew Henson and Bob Miller comprise the Class of 2020 and will be inducted on Saturday, August 8th, at Cooley Law School Stadium. The Tar Heels will be coming off a visit from Notre Dame. We don't know that he didn't work out, he never actually got his shot. In addition to being a contributing writer for forbes.com, I cover University of South Florida football and basketball, the Tampa Bay Rays and Tampa Bay Lightning for sportstalkflorida.com. Losing Terrell and the OL would have hurt, but Michigan was reloading with NFL talent back then and the drop off would have been minimal. Both teams will have new starting quarterbacks. Well, we will see how that schedule shakes out. ... (except maybe Michigan fans and even they were 50/50 on Brady vs Drew Henson… Not sure what Coach Carr saw in that kid. I have been a sports writer and editor since 1990 with companies such as Beckett Publishing, The Topps Company and Comcast's Versus network. I am also a contributing writer for Tampa Bay Business & Wealth magazine. In 2009 the academies moved their storied rivalry from the first Saturday in December, when a number of conference championships have typically been played, to the second Saturday so they could stand alone in the national spotlight. While most of us were worrying about some exams at that age, or rather just getting drunk, he had three big options. Chris Perry, Maquise Walker, Ron Bellamy, Bennie Joppru, Jonathan Goodwin, Kurt Anderson... Tony Pape? For his talent level, and considering what the team needed out of him, he flat out sucked. Drew Henson Net Worth 2020: Drew Henson is an American former professional football and baseball player who has a net worth of $7 million. I get that he's trying to establish Henson's connections to greatness, but by the end, where he's talking about brady living in jeter's house, and his wife having gone to the same school as Matthew Stafford, he's completely gone off the rails. King is off to a scintillating start with the ‘Canes and looking every bit like the top-shelf playmaker he was at Houston. Florida at Tennessee: The third Saturday in September became the first Saturday in December. What happened to Drew being a scout for the Yankees a couple of years ago? The game was added when the ACC expanded the conference slate from eight to 10 games and it could be the first of back-to-back meetings between the teams. Drew Henson estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. It's all speculation but I'd think with Henson they win all 3 of those games. Bellamy -- my man Ron was rounding into a Dude in 2002, but in '01 he was very inexperienced and rather pedestrian: 14 catches on the entire season, despite being a "starter" for most of the year. NFL and MLB both have very demanding requirements to succeed at the Pro level, especially the two positions he played. Continue to next page below to see how much is Drew Henson really worth, including net worth, estimated earnings, and salary for 2019 and 2020. The 2000 team was loaded with NFL talent on OL and at the skill positions. https://nypost.com/2020/04/11/yankees-bust-drew-henson-chasing-new-dream-after-years-of-misses/, In reply to What could've been had he… by Crime Reporter. He owns the career records for most base hits (257), most doubles (68), most home runs (70), most grand slams (10), most runs scored (250), most RBIs (290) and most walks (129), all while posting a .527 career batting average and notching 40 wins on the mound. He made his MLB debut in September 1949 before establishing himself as a frontline starter for the Phillies' very first pennant winners, the Whiz Kids of 1950, and finished second in the Rookie of the Year voting. The Gators, who held the Vols to 239 yards in last season's 34-3 win, have won 14 of the last 15 meetings. He currently is trying to make it as a scout. College Football’s Staggered 2020 Season Means A Busy December. I think if he had a great senior season he would have been the first QB taken in the NFL draft that following April. In reply to I always thought the roster… by tspoon. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images). Arguably the most talented QB ever to play at Michigan. Drew Henson and Bob Miller were selected by a vote of a special Hall of Fame committee: Pittsburgh Pirates broadcaster and Michigan State University alum Joe Block, longtime Western Michigan University baseball coach Fred Decker, longtime umpire Mark Ditsworth, longtime sportscaster Fred Heumann, former Detroit Tigers broadcaster Mario Impemba, former University of Michigan head baseball coach Rich Maloney, WILX TV 10's Tim Staudt, the MHSAA's Mark Uyl and Detroit Tigers scout Clyde Weir. A third-round pick of the New York Yankees in 1998, Henson balanced minor league baseball and football at the University of Michigan, posting a 159.4 passer rating and tossing 18 touchdowns in 2000 as the Wolverines won a share of the Big Ten title and defeated Auburn in the Florida Citrus Bowl. It's hard to say no to $17 million in a sport that's a lot less demanding physically than football. His career home runs, runs scored and RBIs additionally set national high school baseball records, and he was honored for his accomplishments as USA Today's High School Player of the Year, Baseball America's High School Player of the Year and the Gatorade High School Player of the Year. This game was originally scheduled for October 17. In reply to I agree with the comments… by Eng1980. I am a member of the Football Writers Association of America and the National Football Foundation. He is from California. OK, the list falls off pretty quickly, but the cupboard wasn't exactly bare. Henson, Miller Voted to 2020 MI Baseball HOF, Lansing Lugnuts Have a New Home at Jackson Field, Play Ball: Lemonade League to Start July 23rd. He currently is trying to make it as a scout. After a stint in the Army from 1944-1947, Miller pursued baseball at the University of Detroit, signing with the Philadelphia Phillies following his sophomore year. A three-sport star at Brighton High School, Drew Henson's name appears 26 times in the MHSAA record book for individual baseball achievement. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. I always thought the roster for the Fall 2001 team was part of what went into his math on not returning. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images), EY & Citi On The Importance Of Resilience And Innovation, Impact 50: Investors Seeking Profit — And Pushing For Change. Controversies Week: The Tom Brady and Drew Henson … I'll agree that the cupboard wasn't nearly as bare as it was in say 2008 (when Lloyd handed RR a roster that was almost entirely devoid of Michigan-level talent ... that OL was unspeakably untalented). We track celebrity net worth so you don't have to. Texas A&M at Auburn: Both teams will have plenty to say about how the SEC West will be won during the season’s final two weekends. Virginia at Virginia Tech: Plenty of intrigue could hover over Blacksburg if the Hokies need a win to secure a berth in the ACC championship game. The article really emphasizes how difficult of a situation he was put in when he was just 20. Sep 7, 2020, 9:28am CDT Follow this stream.