Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week – Derrick Henry (October 2, 2023)

Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Derrick Henry. Henry rushed for 122 yards on 22 carries and a touchdown, and threw for another touchdown, to lead Tennessee to a 27-3 win over Cincinnati. Henry’s rushing TD was the 80th of his career, making him only the 7th player in NFL history to rush for 8,000 yards and 80 TDs.

Others of note:

Jalen Hurts threw for 319 yds and 2 touchdowns, and also ran for 34 yards in Philadelphia’s win.

DeVonta Smith had 7 catches for 78 yards for Philadelphia.

Josh Jacobs had 139 yards from scrimmage (58 rushing and 81 receiving) for Las Vegas.

Najee Harris had 103 yards from scrimmage (71 rushing and 32 receiving) for Pittsburgh.

Christian Harris had 12 tackles on defense and a tackle on special teams for Houston.

Henry To’oTo’o had 7 tackles, a tackle for loss, and a pass defended for Houston.

Minkah Fitzpatrick had 11 tackles for Pittsburgh.

C.J. Mosley had 11 tackles and an interception for New York.

Saketh Myneni won a silver medal in Men’s Doubles at the Asian Games. It’s his third career medal from the Games.

Alexey Nesterov won his first-ever professional title in Men’s Doubles at an ITF event in Tunisia.

Kristen Gillman finished T-3rd at the Tuscaloosa Toyota Classic.

Levi Randolph had games of 23 points and 17 points to lead Hapoel Jerusalem to the Winner Cup championship.

Tony Mitchell won the championship and was on the All-Tournament team at the Doha International Basketball Championship.

James Rojas had 30 points and 12 rebounds in Ferro Carril’s win.

David Robertson pitched 3 scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts to help lead Miami to a playoff berth.

Dylan Ray was part of the Texas League championship team.

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