Name: Vince Helmuth
Weight: 291 lbs.
High School: Saline High School in Saline, MI
Position: Defensive tackle
Jersey Number: #32
Prediction for 2009: Special teams contributor
Helmuth is the only scholarship player on the team to be brought in as a fullback. The problem is, he’s now a defensive tackle. He was a fullback/defensive end in high school, played some DE in practices last fall, and this winter he ate a lot of pizza and turned into a DT. Reports suggest that he’s well behind the other nose tackles on the roster, but as a former running back, he does have some agility and speed that the others lack. I would not expect to see him much on defense, but that speed and size could be used on punt coverage and in the return game.
You need to login in order to vote
You must belogged in to post a comment.