Player Primer: Nate Henry
Talking with 2017 Lincoln Way West OL Nate Henry on how he’s improving for next season, what schools he’s been in contact with and his personal goals for this upcoming football season.
Lincoln Way West
New Lenox, IL
Wt: 345 lbs
Commitment status: Undecided
LPI: In general, what have you been doing to improve for next season?
NH: To improve my performance next season I’ve really been hitting weights and coach has been working some new techniques with me to handle really aggressive pass rushers.
LPI: Where have you camped/showcased at this summer?
NH: I have been to The Opening and the Illinois State university camp. That’s pretty much all I’ve had time for.
LPI: What schools have you been in contact with and which schools have shown the most interest in you?
NH: I’ve visited Cincinnati, Miami university, Purdue and University of Illinois. I’ve been in contact with University of Michigan and South Dakota.
LPI: Your team finished finished very well last year at 7-2 getting to the state championship, but eventually fell to Nazareth. Are you itching to get back that state title? What’re your individual and team goals for the 2016 season?
NH: My goal for this year is to really step up for the younger guys and with with Lincoln Way North closing we have a lot of first time varsity players. Our goal as a team is not let down the players who came before us and finish with 9 wins.
LPI: What are your greatest strengths or why should a school offer you?
NH: My greatest strength is my mental toughness, I’m always going to finish.