As the college Pro Day circuit is nearing its end, many teams are beginning to build finalize their big board and rank every draftable player accordingly. One player who may be falling down boards is Miami offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson.
Once viewed as one of the top lineman prospects in this draft, Henderson has never quite lived up to the lofty expectations placed on him in college.
Hoping to boost his stock with just a month away until the draft, Henderson worked out for scouts at Miami's Pro Day on Thursday, but it didn't go very well to say the least.
CaneSport.com noted that Henderson avoided media after the workout, and was notably fatigued when he left the field. ESPN's Chris Mortensen suggested that Henderson "quit" the workout, but Omar Kelly of the Sun Sentinel wouldn't go that far:
Not sure if "quitting" his Pro Day workout is a accurate explanation of what happened, but Seantrel Henderson did struggle today.— Omar Kelly (@OmarKelly) April 3, 2014
I was there at UM's Pro Day, and saw Seantrel Henderson leave. I asked if he finished his workout and was told by two executives he did.— Omar Kelly (@OmarKelly) April 3, 2014
Mort isn't exactly one to report false information, and Henderson's biggest red flag is his character and effort. He failed multiple drug tests while at Miami for marijuana use, and was benched several times for not playing hard enough in games.
The Bengals are in the market for an offensive tackle to provide more depth behind Andre Smith and Andrew Whitworth, both of whom have expiring contracts in 2016. The Bengals need to find an OT in this year's draft and develop him in the event one or both of them aren't resigned before the '16 season.
Henderson doesn't exactly sound like the best prospect to do that. As for what teams are interested in him:
UM OT Seantrel Henderson has visits set up with Dolphins, 49ers and Steelers. He's trying to work out scheduling issues to meet with Vikings— Omar Kelly (@OmarKelly) April 3, 2014