Making a name for himself

Erin Henderson stakes a position beyond brother's shadow

Maryland football

December 27, 2007|By Don Markus | Don Markus,Sun Reporter

SAN FRANCISCO -- As hard as Erin Henderson has tried to get out of his big brother's rather imposing shadow, the Maryland linebacker draws more and more comparisons to one of the best defensive players in the school's history.

When the younger Henderson came from Aberdeen to College Park three years ago, he was a quarterback who fully intended to create his own legacy rather than following his brother E.J., a two-time first-team All-American at linebacker when he finished his career in 2002.

Emerald Bowl Maryland vs. Oregon State, San Francisco, tomorrow, 8:30 p.m., ESPN, 105.7 FM, 1300 AM Line: Oregon State by 5

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