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Colorado Receives A Verbal From 2012 Mullen DT Tyler Henington

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The Colorado Buffaloes have received their third verbal commitment, and second from Colorado, in the 2012 recruiting class from Mullen defensive tackle Tyler Henington. Henington, a teammate of top in-state recruit Cyler Miles, was offered two weeks ago and committed yesterday. Welcome aboard Tyler! H/t to Phil for the Fanshot.

Tyler Henington 

Position: Defensive Tackle
Measurables: 6-5/265
High School:  Denver (CO) Mullen HS

Rankings
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Rivals: Ranking not yet released
Scout: Ranking not yet released
ESPN: Ranking not yet released

Other Schools of Interest: Colorado State, Indiana, Michigan, Northwestern, Syracuse, Utah

Status: Verbal to Colorado

Notes:
From the Denver Post
"Henington is rated as the fourth-best in-state prospect for the class of 2012 by ColoradoPrepReport.com, which is part of the Rivals network. He had 114 tackles and a team-high 11 sacks last season. He joins Mountain Vista defensive end Clay Norgrad as an early in-state CU commitment. Norgard committed to CU in mid-February. Henington's a major get for Embree and the Buffs, and not only because he's one of the state's best talents. Last season, CU landed only one Mullen player - highly-touted linebacker Brady Daigh - from the state's most talent-rich program."