17 - John Hendershott|
|Previous School:||Diablo Valley JC|
2010 Season: Redshirted during the season due to injury…played against Western Oregon in his only game of the year…caught one pass for 15 yards.
2009 Season: Appeared in all 11 games, starting four during his first season with the team…ranked third on the team with 38 receptions…his 558 yards placed him second to Brandyn Reed…caught at least one pass in all 11 games…had six receptions for 73 yards against UC Davis…also had six receptions at Cal Poly…gained 26 yards on 4th-and-18 against the Aggies to preserve a scoring drive during the team’s fourth quarter comeback…caught five passes for 117 yards at Portland State…also had five grabs for 106 yards against Northern Arizona…both of his touchdowns came against Montana…led the Big Sky with an average of 26.1 yards per kick return…had a long of 43 yards at Northern Colorado…was also the team leader with 924 all-purpose yards.
Prior to Sacramento State: Played two seasons at Diablo Valley JC…earned first-team JC All-American honors after tallying 1,150 yards on 65 receptions with 18 TDs as a sophomore…Diablo Valley’s passing attack ranked No. 2 in the state of California… also had two kickoff returns for scores and collected first-team all-Northern California Conference honors…as a freshman, he garnered all-conference accolades after snaring 38 receptions for 480 yards and six TDs…originally signed with Utah State and spent the spring of 2009 with the Aggies.
High School: A 2007 graduate of De La Salle HS in Concord, Calif…earned second team all-East Bay accolades and all-metro honors…had 47 receptions for 849 yards and four touchdowns as a senior…also rushed for 74 yards on just six attempts…defensively, he tallied 50 tackles and six interceptions as a safety…team was 13-1 during his senior season and ended the year ranked third in the state and 19th nationally.
Personal: Born 8-31-89…a communication studies major…parents are Gary and Karen Hendershott.