At 6-foot-3 and nearly 250 pounds, University of Alabama running back Derrick Henry was always considered a titan. Now it’s official.
The Heisman Trophy winner was selected by the Tennessee Titans on Friday during the second round of the NFL Draft.
Taking to Twitter, Henry expressed his gratitude, writing, “#TitanUp Jeremiah 29:11, God Bless,” and earlier he praised his sponsor Nike.
“Excited to be a part of the @usnikefootball family!” he tweeted when the NFL Draft kicked off Thursday.
#TitanUp Jeremiah 29:11 , God Bless .
— Derrick Henry (@KingHenry_2) April 30, 2016
— Derrick Henry (@KingHenry_2) April 28, 2016
Henry was selected as the 45th pick of the 2016 NFL freshman class.
“Henry carries a big presence in the backfield and pummels defenders with his strength,” the sportswear brand said in an announcement.