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Matt Henningsen

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#91

Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 24

Weight: 291 lbs

College: Wisconsin

2023 SEASON

  • Solo
    1
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    --
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Defense

YEAR TEAM G Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2023 Denver Broncos 4 3 1 2 0 0 2
2022 Denver Broncos 17 20 7 13 1 0 0
TOTAL 21 23 8 15 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0

Biography

HENNINGSEN AT A GLANCE:

  • A defensive end who appeared in 42 career games (29 starts) in four seasons at the University of Wisconsin from 2018-21.
  • Recorded 89 tackles (35 solo), eight sacks (70 yds.), four passes defensed and three fumble recoveries (2 TDs) during his four seasons with the Badgers.
  • Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-American first team on two occasions (2020-21) and was a National Football Foundation (NFF) National Scholar-Athlete in 2021. 
  • Started all 13 games played in 2021, recording 31 tackles (12 solo), three sacks (23 yds.) and one pass defensed.
  • Tallied two tackles (1 solo) in two games played (1 start) in 2020.
  • Appeared in 14 games (5 starts) in 2019, registering 24 tackles (14 solo), four sacks (33 yds.), two passes defensed and three forced fumbles (2 TDs).
  • Opened 10-of-13 games played as a redshirt freshman in 2018, garnering 32 tackles (8 solo), one sack (14 yds.) and one pass defensed. 
  • Became the first Wisconsin walk-on since at least 1990 to start a season opener as a freshman.
  • Prepped at Menomonee Falls (Wisc.) High School, where he was named first-team all-state by the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association as both an offensive and defensive lineman.
  • Selected by the Broncos in the seventh round (206th overall) of the 2022 NFL Draft.
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