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.

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