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'Last Chance U' Star QB Malik Henry Gets Tough News At Nevada

Last Chance U QB Malik Henry.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - OCTOBER 1: Quarterback Malik Henry #6 of the Florida State Seminoles before the game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Doak Campbell Stadium on Bobby Bowden Field on October 1, 2016 in Tallahassee, Florida. North Carolina upset the 12th ranked Florida State 37 to 35. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)

Former top college football quarterback recruit turned Last Chance U star Malik Henry has had quite the career so far.

Unfortunately for the talented quarterback, much of that career has been filled with disappointment. Henry couldn't last at Florida State and appeared to struggle during his time at Independence C.C.

Henry is now at Nevada, though, and he appeared to be primed for a big year. It doesn't look like that's going to happen, though.

Nevada has named its Week 1 starting quarterback and it's Carson Strong.

Henry, a top recruit coming out of high school in 2016, had a great spring at Nevada, shining in the school's spring game. He completed 16 of 28 passes for a game-high 211 yards and a touchdown.

“I really just have to stay in the playbook, stay around my guys,” Henry said after the game. “Working on timing routes, make sure we all have great chemistry. If we do that I think we’ll go out there and be a well-oiled machine. We’ll be able to flow, the offense will be running smoothly. I think we just need more time together.”

Henry, though, will not be starting for Nevada when the program opens its season on Friday, Aug. 30.

Nevada is set to play Purdue at 9:30 p.m. E.T. on Aug. 30.