Derrick Henry captures 2019 NFL rushing title on 53-yard TD run
Derrick Henry is making his mark in the NFL. As the fourth regular season of his pro career winds down, Henry gets to add an impressive accomplishment to his resume: 2019 NFL rushing title.
Henry locked it up in highlight fashion on Sunday. The Heisman Trophy winner from Alabama pushed himself over the 1,500-yard mark with a 53-yard touchdown run. Check out the highlight play below:
The 2019 NFL rushing title belongs to Derrick Henry. #Titans are going to the playoffs.
— NFL Update (@MySportsUpdate) December 30, 2019
On social media, the Tennessee Titans were quick to crown King Henry:
— Tennessee Titans (@Titans) December 30, 2019
Tennessee defeated the Houston Texans 35-14 on Sunday. Henry had a big day on the ground: 32 carries for 211 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns. Henry bested Nick Chubb for the rushing title, with 1,540 yards to Chubb’s 1,494 yards.
Henry and the Titans are heading to the postseason and will play in the AFC Wild Card Game against the New England Patriots.