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Saints Player Devery Henderson (2010)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-01-29

Duration: 00:06:32

Subjects: Sports | Football players | New Orleans Saints (Football team) | LSU Tigers (Football team) | Henderson, Devery | Super Bowl XLIV


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Justice, Todd Editor
  • Charles, Clentrice Interviewee
  • Lemon, Cheryl Interviewee
  • Lewis, Tara Interviewee
  • Lemon, Delores Interviewee
  • Guillory, Tashia Interviewee
  • Barlow, Tamarika Interviewee


This segment from the January 29, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s visit with the family of New Orleans Saints wide receiver Devery Henderson in his hometown of Opelousas. Kendrick talks to his mother Cheryl Lemon, his grandmother Delores Lemon, his aunts Clentrice Charles and Tashia Guillory, his uncle Tara Lewis, and his cousin Tamarika Barlow, about Henderson’s crucial touchdown reception in the NFC Championship Game and their excitement about the Saints competing in Super Bowl XLIV. They also reminiscence about Henderson’s game-winning touchdown catch for LSU in the 2002 LSU-Kentucky game, a play known as the Bluegrass Miracle. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford