Tre Herndon 31
Tre  Herndon
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chattanooga, Tenn.

High School:
East Hamilton

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 188

Position:
CB

Experience:
3L

 

08/13/2017

Energy high at Saturday scrimmage

Commodores hold 59-play scrimmage in stadium Saturday night

08/03/2017

Dores prepare for full pads with strong session Thursday

Team to stage first preseason practice in full gear Friday

07/19/2017

Previewing the secondary

Five starters, nine letterwinners back in veteran-laden unit

07/14/2017

Burks, Webb earn preseason All-SEC

Commodore standouts receive recognition following SEC Media Days

06/23/2017

Dores on the Web

Latest news, notes on Vanderbilt athletics

11/26/2016

Vanderbilt Football vs. Tennessee. Russell (11/26/16)

Vanderbilt football vs. Tennessee. Photos by John Russell (11/26/16)

10/15/2016

Amis' Photos

Vanderbilt at Georgia (10/15/16)

10/08/2016

Kentucky (Lassell)

Vanderbilt at Kentucky on Oct. 8, 2016.

09/24/2016

USATSI Gallery - Vanderbilt @ Western Kentucky

USATSI Gallery - Vanderbilt @ Western Kentucky

09/24/2016

Western Kentucky (Howell)

Vanderbilt at Western Kentucky (Sept. 24, 2016)

Honors
• 2015 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2014-15 Freshman SEC Academic Honor Roll

2016
As a second-year starter, Herndon played a vital role in Vanderbilt's defensive secondary... Herndon started every game for the Commodores at cornerback, extending his streak of consecutive starts to 25 games... He finished the year with 61 tackles, including 30 unassisted stops, topped the Commodores with two interceptions, ranked second with eight defensed passes, and returned one fumble recovery 27 yards... Herndon had at two tackles in 12 of 13 games, topped by a five-tackle effort in Commodores' win at Western Kentucky... Herndon's performance at WKU also included a key interception in the Vanderbilt end zone and a fumble recovery... Herndon registered a second interception at Kentucky... He posted multiple defensed passes against SEC opponents South Carolina and Ole Miss, and concluded the second with four solo stops in the win over Tennessee... Also contributed four tackles vs. NC State in Camping World Independence Bowl.


2015
Herndon enjoyed a breakout season at cornerback during his second year on campus... Started all 12 regular season games at cornerback opposite two-year starter Torren McGaster... Finished the year tied for third on defense with 35 solo tackles and ranked fifth with 42 total tackles... Also contributed four defensed passes... Posted career game late in season against Texas A&M, contributing personal highs with eight solo tackles and two defensed passes... Came back to notch five solo stops in finale at Tennessee... In first career start, Herndon registered a quarterback sack among three tackles against Western Kentucky... Also posted seven tackles at Ole Miss... Contributed at least two tackles in 11 of 12 games.

2014
Herndon was among four true freshmen to see action in the Commodore defensive secondary during the season... Participated in all 12 games as reserve defensive back and special teams contributor... Concluded season with seven solo tackles and nine total tackles... Posted two tackles against Temple, South Carolina and Old Dominion... Also had stops vs. UMass, Georgia and Florida... Averaged 26 yards on three kick returns.

High School
Three-year starter... Two-way starter as senior, helping Hurricanes to 10-3 record and 5A state playoffs... In 2013, posted 46 total tackles and an interception as CB and 30 catches for 417 yards as WR... Also averaged 47.2 yards and produced two TDs on kick returns... Named to Chattanooga Times-Free Press' "Best of Preps Team" and sportswriters' first-team All-State squad... Participated in Tennessee East-West All-Star Game... As a junior, posted 63 tackles and four picks, helping school to a 11-2 record... Lettered in basketball and track & field.

Personal
Willie Herndon III... Working toward a major in Sociology... Born March 5, 1996 in Detroit... Son of Sabrina and Willie Herndon Jr... Has a younger sister, Sierra... Both parents work at Unum, an insurance company headquartered in Chattanooga... First football player from high school to sign a Southeastern Conference scholarship.


Career Highs
Total Tackles: 8, vs. Texas A&M, 11/21/15
Solo Tackles: 8, vs. Texas A&M, 11/21/15
Tackles for Loss: 1.0, vs. Western Kentucky, 9/3/2015
Interceptions: 1, (2x) last at Kentucky, 10/8/2016
Break Ups: 2, (3x) last vs. Ole Miss, 11/19/2016 


Tre Herndon action shot 10-03-15

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