“Pancake block,” Henry explained to Sports360AZ.com when asked if he prefers the physical domination in football or a dunk in basketball. “I’m not going to lie. I love those. It’s more thrilling, especially when you get to lay on top of them.”
The Pride athletic community will get excited to see plenty of both in the next of couple years.
“With his length and those God-given talents that he already has,” first-year MP head football coach Rich Wellbrock said to Sports360AZ.com describing his starting right tackle. “He has the desire to get better every day. That’s going to be huge for him.”
Henry is also hoping to stay huge by putting extra time in the weight room and at home adding strength to his frame.
“Playing basketball you’re always running up and down the court and losing a lot of weight,” Henry said. “So keeping the weight balanced…it’s a little tough.”
A Valley native, Eric has had a passion for the Arizona sports scene since an early age. He has covered some of the biggest events including Super Bowls, national championships and the NBA and MLB playoffs in his near 20 years in local media.