Jon Henderson

Wide receiver, American football player

1944 –

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Who is Jon Henderson?

Jon Elliott Henderson is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Washington Redskins. He also played one season in the Canadian Football League for the Calgary Stampeders and helped them to win the Grey Cup in 1971. Henderson played college football at Colorado State University and was drafted in the third round of the 1968 NFL Draft.

He served as the Steelers primary kick returner in 1968, returning 29 kicks for 589 yards but played sparingly on offense. His best game as a wide receiver came on December 13, 1970 with the Redskins when he caught six passes for 120 yards and a 56-yard touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Born
Dec 17, 1944
Pittsburgh
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Colorado State University
Lived in
  • Pittsburgh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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