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Trey Hendrickson
Trey  Hendrickson


Apopka, Fla.

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Height / Weight:
6-4 / 270



Criminal Justice


Across the Stage: Athletics Celebrates 49 Spring Graduates

FAU athletics celebrated its 49 spring graduates at a reception for family and friends on Tuesday, May 2


Four FAU Football Players Extend their Football Playing Careers

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Football’s Trey Hendrickson Taken in the Third Round by the New Orleans Saints

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Former Owl Football Players Have Impressive Weekend Performances

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Trey Hendrickson to Represent FAU this Weekend; Invited to the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine

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Senior (2016)

  • Chuck Bendarik Award Watch List 
  • Conference USA Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
  • Preseason C-USA All-Conference
  • Named to the Ted Hendricks Award preseason list
  • Had an active night in the season opener versus SIU
  • Recorded five (3-2) tackles, 2.5 for a loss of 5 including a half sack for a loss of two
  • Added two quarterback hurries and a blocked field goal attempt that changed the momentum of the game
  • Had one sack, a momentum shifting blocked punt and a quarterback hurry at UM
  • Tallied two tackles, including one sack for a loss of four yards at Kansas State
  • Assisted on three tackles versus Ball State and added a QBH
  • Double teamed much of the game versus FIU but recorded three solo tackles, a pass breakup and blocked a PAT
  • Helped the team on defense with nine tackles, including two sacks for a loss of 14 yards, a forced and recovered fumble, on offense with two played as a blocker both resulting in a a score and on special teams versus Charlotte
  • Worked all over the field, offense, defense and special teams versus Marshall and recorded four tackles, 1.5 sacks, 2 tackles for a loss and a quarterback hurry
  • Has four tackles versus WKU, including a sack for a loss of 10 yards
  • Tallied four tackles, including two sacks, both in the first quarter versus Rice, also broke up a pass
  • Invited to play in the NFLPA All-Star game
  • Tallied five tackles, including a sac and 2.5 TFLs
  • In his final home game, he tallied eight tackles, blocked a field goal and worked to help Greg Howell break the single-season rushing TD record on offense
  • In his final collegiate game, he continued to help with third and short and short and goal situations as well as special teams and had two tackles, including 0.5 for a loss of one and a QBH versus MT
  • Invited to play in the NFLPA and the East/West Shrine Game
  • Honored as the team's MVP at the season-ending banquet
  • Named C-USA First Team All-Conference
  • Named C-USA Defensive MVP
  • Invited to the 2017 NFL Scout Combine
  • Ended his senior season No. 1 Nationally in Blocked Kicks (4), No. 21 in Sacks (0.79 per game) and No. 32 in Tackles for a Loss

Junior (2015)

  • Recorded three tackles (1-2=3) as a starting defensive end at Tulsa...recorded one solo tackle and two quarterback hurries
  • Recorded a solo tackle versus Buffalo
  • Had a monster night at Charlotte with six solo tackles, three were sacks for a total loss of 21 yards...also credited with a forced fumble
  • Another active day for the defensive lineman with three tackles versus Rice...tackles included 1.5 sacks for a loss of nine yards, two TFLs and a forced fumble
  • Had a strong Marshall game with three tackles (1-2=3) with a half sack for a loss of four yards and one quarterback hurry
  • Recorded two tackles at UTEP, including one for a loss of seven yards and two quarterback hurries
  • Set the tone in the Shula Bowl victory over FIU...had a half sack where a fumble was forced and the Owls took over deep in Panther territory to set up the Owls first score...recorded a total of 2.5 sacks and tied the FAU mark for sacks in a season at 7.5 with four games to play
  • Had four tackles (2-2=4) versus Middle Tennessee, including a half tackle for a loss
  • Had a dominant game versus UF and earned C-USA and Sports Madness Defensive Player of the Week honors...recorded five tackles, became the FAU single season record holder for sacks and his two sacks versus the Gators gave him a total of 16 career sacks which ties him for the program lead...on his second sack he forced UF to fumble, which Ocie Rose picked up in the end zone to even the score at 14...his blocked PAT in overtime gave the Owls an opportunity to win the game with a successful possession
  • Posted another game changing tackle and had four tackles, all sacks, three in the final quarter as well as a forced fumble and recovery in the 33-31 victory over ODU
  • Earned's defensive player of the week honors
  • Ended the year as the program's all-time single-season sack and career sack leader
  • Ended the season as C-USA's sack leader and was No. 2 nationally following the regular season
  • Earned team's 2015 Bone Award
  • One of three, two on the defensive line, to be named first team All C-USA 

Sophomore (2014)

  • Drew his first collegiate start in the season at No. 22 Nebraska...recorded two tackles (1-1) and a quarterback hurry
  • Part of the line rotation and special teams unit at No. 2 Alabama...had three tackles, including two solos...recorded a sack for a loss of four yards...also had two quarterback hurries
  • Potentially a breakout game as a starter with three tackles including two sacks for a loss of 23
  • One sack late in the game looked like it would ice the game and give FAU the victory at Wyoming
  • Drew the defensive end start in the victory over UTSA
  • Had two solo tackles at FIU, which included a tackle for a loss of four yards...also credited with a pass breakup
  • Recorded three solo tackles in the WKU victory...two were for a loss of five but more importantly one was a sack that included one of his two forced fumbles on the day, which allowed the Owls to ice the game and secure the come-from behind win
  • Recorded six tackles, all assists, at No. 23 Marshall, including a half sack
  • Recorded six tackles in the UAB contest, including three for a loss of eight yards and one sack for a loss of seven...also credited with a quarterback hurry
  • Had two tackles, both solo, at North Texas
  • Drew a start and recorded a tackle at Middle Tennessee
  • Tallied three tackles in the ODU contest, which was FAU's final game...earned a quarterback hurry, which gave him five on the season and ranked him second on the team and among those returning for 2015
  • Ended his 2014 campaign with 32 tackles playing in a strong rotation
  • Was the squad's leading returner with 10 tackles for a loss
  • Led FAU with five sacks and was listed among C-USA sack leaders throughout his sophomore campaign
  • Credited with two forced fumbles on the year

True Freshman (2013)

  • Appeared in every game in his freshman season, primarily on special teams but also was part of the defensive end rotation
  • Had nine total tackles, seven unassisted, including three multiple tackle games, two at Auburn, two at Southern Miss and two versus New Mexico State
  • Had one sack for a loss of six yards at ECU

High School

  • Played for Rick Darlington at Apopka High School where he earned first team all-conference, and third team all-state after Apopka captured the State Championship
  • Recorded 547 receiving yards and rushed four times for a total of 62 yards
  • Scored two defensive touchdowns and seven on the offensive side of the ball
  • Defensively, tallied three interceptions and blocked two punts as well as eight extra point attempts
  • Earned the top tight end award at the Cam Newton Camp


  • Criminal Justice  major
  • Son of Collie, who played football at Missouri Southern State University, and Louise Hendrickson
  • Born Dec. 5, 1994 in Orlando, Fla

Career Statistics


Game-by-Game Tackles
East Carolina (1-0=1, TFL: 1.0-6); USF (1-0=1); Rice (0-1=1); Auburn (2-0=2); Southern Miss (1-1=2, TFL: 0.5-3); New Mexico State (2-0=2, TFL: 1.0-4)
Nebraska (1-1=2); Tulsa (2-1=3); Wyoming (3-0=3, 2 sacks); FIU (2-0=2, TFL: 1.0-4); WKU (3-0=3, TFL: 2, Sack: 1, FF: 2); Marshall (0-6=6, 0.5 sacks); UAB (2-4=6, 1 sac, 3 TFLs); North Texas (2-0=2); Middle Tennessee 1-0=1); Old Dominion (2-1=3)
2015: at Tulsa (1-2=3); Miami (1-0=1); Buffalo (1-0=1); Charlotte (6-0=6, 3 sacks); Rice (2-1=3, 1.5 sacks); Marshall (1-2=3, 0.5 sacks, 1 QBH); UTEP (1-1=2, 1.0 TFL, 2 QBH)l FIU (1-6=7, 2.5 sacks, 1 FF); UF (3-2=5, 2.0 sacks, 1 QBH, 1 FF); ODU (4-0=4, 4.0 sacks and TFL, 1 FF and Rev.)
2016: SIU (3-2=5, 0.5 sacks, 2.5-5 TFL, 2 QBH, 1 Blk FGA); UM (1-0=1, 1 Blk FGA, 1 QBH); K-State (2-0=2, 1.0-4 sack); Ball State (0-3=3, 1 QBH); FIU (3-0=3, 1 PBrUP, 1 Blk); Charlotte (4-5=9, 2 sacks, 3 TFL, 1 FF, 1 FR); Marshall (1-3=4, 1.5 sacks, 2 TFL, 1 QBH); WKU (2-2=4); Rice (3-1=4 2 sacks); UTEP (4-1=5, 1 sack, 2.5 TFL); ODU (1-7=8, 0.5-1, 1 Blk); MT (1-1=2, 0.5 TFL, 1 QBH)

Career Game Highs
Tackles: 9 Charlotte (10/9/16)
Tackles for a Loss: 4.0 ODU (11/28/15)
Sacks: 4.0 at ODU (11/28/15)
Passes Defended: 1 at FIU (10/2/14), FIU (10/1/16)
QBH: 2 UTEP (10/24/15), SIU (9/3/16)
1 4 X
1 ODU (11/28/15), 1 Charlotte (10/9/16)
1 UF (11/21/15), SIU (9/3/16), UM (9/10/16), FIU (10/1/16), ODU (11/19/16)

2014 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 6 at Marshall (10/25/14), UAB (11/1/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 3.0 UAB (11/1/14)
Sacks: 2.0-23 at Wyoming (9/20/14)
Passes Defended: 1 at FIU (10/2/14)

2015 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 7 FIU (10/31/15)
Tackles for a Loss: 4 at ODU (11/28/15)
Sacks: 4 at ODU (11/28/15)
QBH: 2 UTEP (10/24/15)
1 FIU (10/31/15), UF (11/21/15), ODU (11/28/15)
1 at ODU (11/28/15)

2016 Season Game Highs
9 Charlotte (10/9/16)
Tackles for a Loss:
3 Charlotte (10/9/16)
2.0 Charlotte (10/9/16), Rice (11/5/16)
FF: 1 Charlotte (10/9/16)
FR: 1 Charlotte (10/9/16)
Passes Defended: 1 FIU (10/1/16), Rice (11/5/16)
QBH:  2 SIU (9/3/16)
Blk: 1 SIU (9/3/16), UM (9/10/16), FIU (10/1/16), ODU (11/19/16)

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