Lions sign Drew Henson as backup

DETROIT, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The Detroit Lions Friday signed Drew Henson as a backup quarterback.

Jaguars audition quarterbacks

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Jacksonville Wednesday worked out three veteran quarterbacks after learning David Garrard will miss a month because of a high left ankle sprain.

Vikings sign wide receiver Bethel Johnson

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Vikings signed veteran wide receiver Bethel Johnson Tuesday to a four-year contract. Johnson, drafted in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft by New England, has 30 receptions for 450 yards and four touchdowns during his four-year career.

Ex-Dallas QB Henson practices with Miami

DAVIE, Fla., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Drew Henson worked out for the Miami Dolphins at the team's facility in Davie, Fla., a newspaper reported Wednesday.

Drew Henson no longer with Cowboys

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Quarterback Drew Henson was cut from the Dallas Cowboys Wednesday.

Bledsoe joins Dallas Cowboys

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Longtime NFL quarterback Drew Bledsoe has joined the Dallas Cowboys and will play once again for Coach Bill Parcells.

NFL: Dallas 21, Chicago 7

IRVING, Texas, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Vinny Testaverde came off the bench to throw a touchdown pass and Julius Jones scored twice Thursday as Dallas defeated Chicago, 21-7.

NFL: Baltimore 30, Dallas 10

BALTIMORE, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Kyle Boller threw two third quarter touchdown passes Sunday as the Baltimore Ravens blasted Dallas 30-10.

Cowboys release Chad Hutchinson

IRVING, Texas, July 27 (UPI) -- The Dallas Cowboys Tuesday waived quarterback Chad Hutchinson.

Testaverde signs with Cowboys

IRVING, Texas, June 3 (UPI) -- Quarterback Vinny Testaverde was signed by the Dallas Cowbows Thursday, a day after he was released by the New York Jets.

Galloway signs; Keyshawn can go to Dallas

TAMPA, March 19 (UPI) -- Speedy receiver Joey Galloway has agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team announced Friday.

Cowboys owner says Keyshawn deal is done

IRVING, Texas, March 18 (UPI) -- Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Thursday he had worked out a deal with Tampa Bay that will bring receiver Keyshawn Johnson to Texas.

Drew Henson tries out for NFL teams

HOUSTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Former Michigan quarterback Drew Henson, having abandoned his baseball career, put his throwing arm on display Thursday in a workout for NFL teams.

Yankees release Drew Henson

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The New York Yankees announced Thursday they had concluded an agreement to release Drew Henson from the contract he signed in 2001.

Steelers won't pursue Drew Henson

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers won't pursue Drew Henson as quarterback, the Post-Gazette reported Wednesday.
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Drew Henson
Dallas rookie QB Drew Henson made his first NFL start for the Cowboys-Bears Thanksgiving Day game in Irving, TX on Nov. 25, 2004. The Cowboys defeated the Bears 21-7. (UPI Photo/Ian Halperin)

Drew Daniel Henson (born February 13, 1980 in San Diego, California) is a former professional baseball player and current American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan.

Henson has also been a member of the Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions. In baseball, he was drafted by the New York Yankees in the third round of the 1998 amateur draft and played for the organization until he retired from the sport in 2004.

Henson attended Brighton High School in Brighton, Michigan, where he starred in football, basketball, and baseball. In football, he completed 400 passes for 5,662 yards and 52 touchdowns in three seasons. As a sophomore defensive back, he added 47 tackles and five interceptions. He was also an excellent punter. In baseball, he hit a then national prep record 70 home runs, and was named the USA Today High School Player of the Year and the Gatorade High School Player of the Year .

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