Eric Charles Henderson is an American football coach who is the defensive line coach and run game coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League. He previously served as an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Chargers.

Born on January 8, 1983 (age 39 years), in New Orleans, Louisiana, in the United States of America Eric began his high school education at the Edna Karr high school in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Henderson played college football at Georgia Tech as a defensive end and was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2006 and played professionally for six seasons.

Career History

As a player:
  • Cincinnati Bengals (2006–2008)
  • Las Vegas Locomotives (2009–2011)
As a coach:
  • Georgia Military College (2012)
    Outside linebackers coach
  • Oklahoma State (2013–2015)
    Graduate assistant
  • UTSA (2016)
    Defensive line coach
  • Los Angeles Chargers (2017–2018)
    Assistant defensive line coach
  • Los Angeles Rams (2019–2020)
    Defensive line coach
  • Los Angeles Rams (2021–present)
    Defensive line coach / run game coordinator

Career Highlight And Awards

As coach
  • Super Bowl champion (LVI)
As player
  • First-team All-ACC (2003)
  • 2× Second-team All-ACC (2004–2005)
  • 2× UFL champion (2009, 2010)

When Did Eric Henderson Retire From Playing?

Eric Henderson retired from active football in the year 2011 after playing for the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League, helping the team win a pair of league championships from 2009 to 2011


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