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Al Golden doesn’t expect Seantrel Henderson to play vs BC

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Miami offensive lineman Seantrel Henderson has been dealing with personal issues for at least the past couple of weeks during fall practices. Turns out, it could cost him playing time.

Following Monday’s practice, ‘Canes coach Al Golden said Henderson is still working through personal matters and projects him to miss the season-opening game against Boston College.

Henderson’s already been absent from a number of practices lately for various reasons, including a concussion from a car accident and the death of a longtime friend.  As a result, he’s not even listed on the latest two-deep. He also missed a few spring practices for violating team rules.

It’s been a rough go for Henderson since he arrived in Miami from USC two years ago. For one reason or another — and sometimes through no fault of his own — life at the collegiate level hasn’t quite worked out for the former five-star recruit. Mental maturity, injuries, personal problems — it’s been a bad combo.

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12 Responses to “Al Golden doesn’t expect Seantrel Henderson to play vs BC”
  1. geetee52 says: Aug 20, 2012 12:43 PM

    How happy must USC be that things didn’t work out for Seantrel Henderson to be a Trojan?

    Miami is not doing him any favors by keeping him around. I know it is tough to let a guy this size go, but he has bad judgement, is a lousy driver, and apparently doesn’t realize you can’t drive with an expired license…the drama is never-ending. The kid needs a wake-up call, and he’ll never get it while he is enabled to stay in his own little world of irresponsibility.

    It doesn’t look like it will be much longer before he has a one way ticket on the Ray-Ray Armstrong train out of Coral Gables.

  2. steeler1nation says: Aug 20, 2012 12:53 PM

    THUG U!

  3. t16rich says: Aug 20, 2012 1:09 PM

    Hmmmm. A troubled kid who can’t make it work at one party school is having a hard time adjusting at the U? Who would have thunk this might happen.

  4. palmbeachbuckeye says: Aug 20, 2012 1:35 PM

    Dear Seantrel: Thank you soooo much for not choosing Ohio State (twice). You and (cry)Miami deserve each other. Next stop, 1-AA

  5. mik303 says: Aug 20, 2012 1:37 PM

    Couldn’t make it at a party school? USC? Seantrel flip flopped his commitment from USC to Miami when USC’s probation was announced. Seantrel didn’t spend any significant time at USC.
    Attending funerals in Minnesota and having a car accident have nothing to do with “partying” or being “Thug U.” Al Golden doesn’t enable Seantrel in any way. Every player has to earn their way onto the field. If Al was enabling him, then Seantrel would start against BC with limited practice time.
    As a die hard fan of the U, I can honestly say that Seantrel should transfer to the University of Minnesota. So he can be close to home, family and the high school coaches that molded him into a 5-Star recruit. Whether he stays at the U or transfers someplace else, it’s looking like Seantrel needs to redshirt / sit out a year. Obviously he is not focused mentally, which happens throughout life. I’ve been there, you’ve been there, I wish Seantrel the best, even if it’s not at Miami.
    The scary thing is, if he does refocus, rededicate himself, and put 100% into the sport, he could be the next Bryant McKinney or Orlando Pace. The keyword here is “if.”

  6. tttrojan4life says: Aug 20, 2012 2:15 PM

    USC dodged a bullet with this headcase.

    Thank you Thug U!!!!

  7. effjohntaylornorelation says: Aug 20, 2012 2:26 PM

    So happy he picked Miami over our school.

  8. muttbolts says: Aug 20, 2012 6:00 PM

    Pittsburg (pu$$y) steelers. We might be thug u, but we don’t rape women

  9. tonyricemajorharris says: Aug 20, 2012 8:00 PM

    Should’ve gone to ND

  10. tampabayirish says: Aug 20, 2012 9:18 PM

    Guys have a little compassion. Seantrel has had some hard luck. Perhaps it would be best for him to apply for transfer to hometown Minnesota. He is a special, gifted athlete with some issues that may be best handled by having a family support system arround him. I hope the kid finds success.

  11. tttrojan4life says: Aug 21, 2012 12:24 PM

    He won’t get much compassion from SC fans. The way he and his family conducted themselves during the recruitment process was disgraceful.

    I’m not surprised he won’t be playing football at Miami. He is destined for the CFL.

  12. mik303 says: Aug 23, 2012 12:22 PM

    The Miami Herald just reported that Seantrel is back and practicing. Sorry USC fans, I know you are wishing this guy will be a bust because he turned down your program, but his future has not been written yet. 2 years of eligibility still left in Miami, and he’s not transferring to Minnesota either.

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