Henig, who suffered the injury during August two-a-days, has been under the initial care of Dr. Rusty Linton of
Dr. Byrd’s recommendation of surgery, and the resulting eight month rehabilitation process, led to Henig’s ultimate decision to forego his senior season at State.
“I have had a good career,” Henig said. “Coach Croom and his staff have let me live out a dream of playing football in the Southeastern Conference. We won at
“But I have had several injuries and surgeries while playing,” he said. “I’ve got to look to my future. My body can’t handle another surgery. I want to be able to play with my kids one day.
“Coach Croom has got it (the program) going in the right direction,” Henig said. “I am comfortable with my decision.”
A native of
He was limited to just seven games during his sophomore season by two fractures of the same collarbone, the first in Week 1 and the second in Week 11. In between, he led MSU to a 24-16 victory over the Crimson Tide in
Injury again struck during the ’07 season. He was limited to seven games by a broken hand that required surgery and then the hip ailment.
For his career, Henig completed 171-of-386 passes for 2,278 yards.