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Henri Childs

RB | (6-1, 217, 4.64) | Colorado State
By Pro Football Weekly

Notes: First name is pronounced "Awn-ree." Father, Henry, was a starting tight end at Kansas State who stood out with the Saints and later played for the Rams and Packers. Henri played running back, wide receiver, tight end and quarterback and was a return specialist at Kansas in 1998 and '99. Sat out 2000 as a transfer and led Colorado State in rushing in '01 with 166 rushes for 841 yards and four touchdowns. Also had 13 catches for 117 yards and one score and completed 2-of-2 passes for 80 yards with one touchdown. In '02, with Cecil Sapp back in the saddle, Childs became more of a utility player and backup H-back, and his numbers were way down to 6-51-0 rushing and 21-257-1 receiving. At Kansas he carried 3-8-0 and caught 8-115-0, returned 15 punts for 166 yards and one touchdown, including a 79-yarder, and returned eight kickoffs for 144 yards in '98. In '99, carried 38-180-1, caught 16-168-1 and returned 20 punts for 226-1 and four kickoffs for 65 yards.

Positives: Very versatile and unselfish player who can fill a lot of roles. Good character and competitor. Can play on all special teams.

Negatives: Jack of many trades, master of none. Really does not grade as a "make-it" at any position. Lacks quickness and skill for wide receiver or running back and lacks size and power for an H-back. Can catch the ball but is not exceptional in this area like his father was.

Summary: Will have to really stand out on special teams to make it.

* Player biographies are provided by Pro Football Weekly.