Kyle Henderson
Kyle  Henderson


Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
Armstrong High School

Last College:
Minnesota State-Mankato

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Defensive Back



Coach Kill Press Conference Transcript - 11.22.11

Coach Kill addressed the Twin Cities media Tuesday afternoon


Gophers Send Seniors Off With Contest vs. Illinois

Twenty-four seniors will be recognized on Senior Day Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.


Postgame Notes vs. Wisconsin

Postgame Notes vs. Wisconsin


Minnesota-Iowa Quotes

Minnesota-Iowa Quotes


Postgame Notes vs. Nebraska

Postgame Notes vs. Nebraska


Minnesota vs. Northwestern - 11/19/11

AP photos from today's game.


FB vs Wisconsin 11.12.11

FB vs Wisconsin


Minnesota 13, Wisconsin 42

Gophers drop to 2-8.


Minnesota vs. No. 13 Nebraska - AP Photos - 10/22/11

Minnesota vs. No. 13 Nebraska - AP Photos - 10/22/11

Photo Gallery

Appeared in all 12 games, starting final eight • recorded 65 tackles (42 solo, 23 assisted) • made four tackles-for-loss, with two sacks • recorded five pass break-ups • earned second varsity letter.

Game-by-Game: Recorded a pair of solo tackles in season opener at USC (9/3) • broke-up one pass in 2011 season opener versus New Mexico State (9/10) • tallied two solo tackles in 29-23 home victory over Miami (Ohio) (9/17) • notched six tackles (two solo, four assists) and a tackle-for-loss in loss to North Dakota State (9/24) • led team with 10 tackles (nine solo, one assist) and tallied two pass break-ups in Big Ten opener at Michigan (10/1) • recorded four tackles (one solo, three assists) in loss at Purdue (10/8) • tallied eight tackles (seven solo, one assist) and pass break-up vs. Nebraska (10/22) • notched nine tackles (four solo, five assists) and his first career sack (which forced a fumble) in 22-21 victory over Iowa (10/29) • assisted on two tackles in 31-24 loss at Michigan State (11/5) • recorded eight tackles (five solo, three assists) along with one sack and a pass break-up in loss to Wisconsin (11/12) • tallied five tackles (two solo, three assists) at Northwestern (11/19) • second on the team with nine tackles (six solo, three assists) with one tackle-for-loss in 27-7 victory over Illinois (11/26).

Appeared in all 12 games including two starts, making 33 tackles (22 solo) • also broke up two passes • earned first varsity letter.

Game-by-Game: Appeared against MTSU (9/2), South Dakota (9/11) and USC (9/18) but did not record any statistics • tallied two tackles against Northern Illinois (9/25) • made six tackles (five solo) against Northwestern (10/2) while also breaking up two passes • set a career high with 11 tackles against Wisconsin (10/9) including five solo stops • did not record any statistics against Purdue (10/16) • made one solo stop against Penn State (10/23) • finished the Ohio State game (10/30) with six tackles (five solo) • made one solo stop against Michigan State (11/6) • tallied three tackles (two solo) against Illinois (11/13) • contributed three solo tackles in Minnesota's win over Iowa (11/27).

Sat out due to NCAA transfer regulations.

Played two seasons at Minnesota State-Mankato, starting his career on offense before moving to the defensive backfield as a sophomore • rushed for 69 yards and a score on 15 carries during his freshman season in 2007 • recorded 29 tackles, with five passes defended in 12 games of action as a sophomore in 2008.

Graduate of Armstrong High School (Minn.) • named to the First-Team All-Classic Lake Conference as a senior • averaged 6.9 yards per carry in his final season of high school competition • also averaged 23.8 yards per kickoff return as a senior • advanced to the Minnesota State High School Track and Field Championships in three events, including as a member of the state champion 4x200-meter relay squad.

Son of Scott and Theresa Henderson • born June 25, 1989 • political science major.


Elite Access: Football Etiquette Dinner


The Gopher Football team participated in an etiquette dinner at TCF Bank Stadium in mid-June 2017 to learn about proper dinner etiquette and much more.

Football Staff Tours Athletes Village


The Gopher football coaching staff recently took a tour of the new Athletes Village which is scheduled to open in January.

Pick-Your-Packs On Sale Now


Attending a football game at TCF Bank Stadium just got a whole lot easier, as the athletic department announced a variety of ticket packages that cater to nearly every fan.

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