Peyton Hendershot was born on April 23, 1999, he is an American football tight end for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Indiana. Hendershot played college football at Indiana University Bloomington.
Former basketball standout with footwork and athleticism for more complex route-running on the first two levels. Hendershot has played between 240 and 265 pounds, so finding the proper weight for his usage could be critical. He plays with a competitive demeanor as both a receiver and blocker. He will likely be viewed as an “F” tight end with a greater focus on his pass-catching and run-after-catch talent. While he has enough talent to compete for a roster spot, his 2020 arrest will need to be vetted by teams evaluating him for the draft.
Hendershot redshirted his first year on campus after earning first-team All-Indiana honors at Tri-West High School, playing in four games with no catches before missing the rest of the season due to injury. He started 10 of 11 games in 2018 (15-163-10.9, two TDs) and was an honorable mention all-conference pick in 2019 after setting school records for tight ends with 52 receptions and 622 receiving yards while scoring four times.
Hendershot was a third-team All-Big Ten Conference selection in 2020, starting all eight games and catching four touchdowns (23-151-6.6). The team captain was an honorable mention pick in 2021, pacing the Hoosiers with 46 receptions, 543 receiving yards (11.8 per), and four receiving scores in 12 starts. Hendershot was arrested in February 2020 on four charges after an altercation with his ex-girlfriend and later pled guilty to a criminal trespass charge as part of a plea agreement.
Contract and Salary
He signed a 4 year, $96,000,000 contract, including a $21,500,000 signing bonus, $70,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $24,000,000.
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $3 million.
He currently wears the number 86 jersey.
He is 6 feet 3 inches tall
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He is 83 kg