Ed "Pi Double I" Henderson
Player Bio: Israel Abanikanda attended Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn, NY.
As a senior, he led the Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL) in rushing and scoring 1,350 yards,25 touchdowns, and eight 2-point conversion runs. He collected 30 tackles and two interceptions as a defensive back. He was named New York's Gatorade Player of the Year. Also, he garnered the New York State Sportswriters Association (NYSSWA) Class AA Co-Player of the Year, NYSSWA All-Class AA first-team, Brooklyn Borough Most Valuable Player, New York City Coaches NYC Player of the Year, 2018 American Family Insurance ALL-USA New York Football Team, three-time first team All-PSAL, two-time first-team All-City, two-time Brooklyn Borough "Big 44", National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame 2020 NFF Team of Distinction, Most Valuable Running Back at The Opening New Jersey regional. He was a two-time 100-meter Gold Medalist at the New York City Mayor's Cup Race and 100-meter Bronze Medalist at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Outdoor Track and Field Championship.
SCHOOL: PITTSBURGH | CONFERENCE: ACC
2022 CBS Sports All-American First-Team
2022 ESPN All-American First-Team
2022 FWAA All-American Second-Team
2022 AP All-American Third-Team
2022 All-ACC First-Team
2022 Maxwell Award Semifinalist
2022 Walter Camp Award Semifinalist
Draft Projection: 4th -5th Round
NFL Comparison: Miles Sanders (Carolina Panthers)