Looks to build upon the momentum he built last fall, stepping into an expanded role down the stretch due to injuries.
Answered the call when injuries depleted the Owls defensive line and chipped in with solid play... Shared his first career sack vs. Marshall in the C-USA Championship game... Saw his first career action at New Mexico State and was credited with an assist on his first snap... Added two stops and his first hurry vs. UTEP.
Denton Guyer High School
All-District 7-5A selection as a senior for coach John Walsh at Denton Guyer HS... Helped lead his team to the 5A DII title game as a junior and semifinals as a sophomore.
Full name: Cody Jones Henessee... Born: Sept. 27, 1993 at Tulsa, Okla. ... Son of Don and Beth Henessee (two brothers, one sister)... Rice major: Political Science... Rice College: Duncan.