Player Bio

Ricky Henry
G #64
Height:
6-4
Weight:
310
College:
Nebraska
Experience:
2
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 2 0
2012 NO 1 0
2011 CHI 1 0

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Spent final 7 weeks of 2011 season on the Bears active roster, appearing in 1 contest on special teams... On Bears practice squad first 10 weeks of 2011 rookie season. CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed as an undrafted free agent by Chicago (7/26/11)... Waived by the Bears (9/3/11)... Signed to Chicago's practice squad (9/4/11)... Elevated to 53-man roster (11/17/11). 2011 SEASON: Spent first 10 weeks on the Bears practice squad... Elevated to 53-man roster in Week 11 and appeared in one contest... Made NFL debut in Week 16 at GB (12/25)
PRO CAREER: Spent final 7 weeks of 2011 season on the Bears active roster, appearing in 1 contest on special teams... On Bears practice squad first 10 weeks of 2011 rookie season. CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed as an undrafted free agent by Chicago (7/26/11)... Waived by the Bears (9/3/11)... Signed to Chicago's practice squad (9/4/11)... Elevated to 53-man roster (11/17/11). 2011 SEASON: Spent first 10 weeks on the Bears practice squad... Elevated to 53-man roster in Week 11 and appeared in one contest... Made NFL debut in Week 16 at GB (12/25)... Inactive Weeks 11-14, DNP Weeks 15 and 17. COLLEGE:  Played at Nebraska (2008-10) and North Dakota State College of Science (2006-07)... Started all 28 games played for the Cornhuskers and was the only offensive lineman at Nebraska to start every game over those two seasons... Helped block for a 1,000-yard rusher in both of his seasons in Lincoln... First-team all-Big 12 choice by the league's coaches and the Associated Press as a senior... Started all 14 games at right guard as the Cornhuskers eclipsed 200 yards rushing in 10 games... As a junior, started every game at RG... RB Roy Helu rushed for over 1,000 and Nebraska ranked in the Top 40 nationally in sacks allowed... Sat out the 2008 season as a redshirt... Spent two seasons at North Dakota State College of Science where he started every game at RG... Named all-region as a sophomore. PERSONAL: Attended Omaha Burke H.S., where he earned two first-team Class A all-state honors.

Recent Articles

  • Family Fest tickets go on sale Thursday

    Posted 16 hours ago

    Tickets for the 2017 Meijer Chicago Bears Family Fest Aug. 5 at Soldier Field will go on sale at 11 a.m. Thursday. The event will give fans their first chance to see the 2017 Bears in their home stadium.

  • Sitton hosts fundraiser to benefit kids

    Posted Jun 27, 2017

    Back home in Florida last week, Bears guard Josh Sitton helped raise awareness and funds for a cause that’s near and dear to his heart.

  • Bears rookies visit children’s hospital

    Posted Jun 26, 2017

    First-round draft pick Mitch Trubisky and the rest of the Bears rookie class visited young patients Monday afternoon at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Chicago.

  • Bears volunteer at 'A Safe Place' shelter

    Posted Jun 26, 2017

    About 60 Bears staffers-including chairman George H. McCaskey and a handful of former players-spent a recent morning renovating a domestic violence shelter in Waukegan.

Recent Videos

  • Highlights: Offseason Camps

    Posted Jun 27, 2017

    Take a look back at a few of the highlights from the Bears' Rookie Minicamp, OTAs, and Veteran Minicamps.

  • Meet The Rookies: Adam Shaheen

    Posted Jun 22, 2017

    Once an accomplished small college basketball player, Adam Shaheen explains what led him to abandon that plan and not only change schools, but shift his athletic pursuits entirely. It’s a long road from Division II to the NFL and a former coach backs up why he always believed it was a path the Bears second-round Draft pick could successfully travel.

  • Meet The Rookies: Tarik Cohen

    Posted Jun 21, 2017

    Tarik Cohen burst from the tiny hamlet of Bunn, N.C., and arrived at Halas Hall as a fourth-round Draft pick. The shifty running back explains why the one college scholarship offer he received was enough and how he thrives on the doubts of others. His mother and college position coach reveal exactly how long his odds seemed and how belief can change everything.

  • Meet The Rookies: Rashaad Coward

    Posted Jun 20, 2017

    Rashaad Coward details the hardships and hurdles he encountered not only playing football, but simply growing up in the urban hub of Brooklyn, N.Y. Former coaches detail how Coward focused his attention and energy on football to escape the inner city and earn an NFL opportunity.