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Cory Helms
Cory  Helms

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:
Milton

Last College:
Wake Forest

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 309

Position:
OL

Experience:
1 VL

Major:
Interdisciplinary Studies

09/02/2017

South Carolina vs. NC State (USATSI)

Gamecocks open the 2017 season against the Wolfpack in Charlotte.

2016 Co-Strength & Conditioning Award

2016 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2013 Freshman All-American

Fifth-year senior offensive lineman... has played both guard (19 career starts) and center (17 career starts)... sat out the 2015 campaign after transferring from Wake Forest, where he played in all 24 games, making 23 starts from 2013-14, earning Freshman All-America accolades in 2013... has made 36 career FBS starts, most on the squad.

2016: Junior offensive lineman who started all 13 games... made his Gamecock debut in the Vanderbilt win, starting at center... shifted to right guard at Mississippi State and held that position throughout the remainder of the season... served as a team captain against Kentucky, Georgia and Tennessee... shared the Strength & Conditioning Award with Hayden Hurst as selected by the coaches... named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2015: Former Wake Forest offensive lineman who joined the Gamecocks in the fall... was not eligible due to NCAA transfer rules.

2014: Started the first seven games at left guard, then moved back to center for the final five contests for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and head coach Dave Clawson.

2013: Earned Freshman All-America accolades for head coach Jim Grobe... played in all 12 games with 11 starts at center as a true freshman... started every game except Senior Day vs. Duke, giving way to senior Whit Barnes... became the first Demon Deacon since defensive tackle Marvin Mitchell in 1987 to start his first collegiate game when he got the call against Presbyterian in the season opener.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2013 graduate of Milton High School in Georgia... played for coach Howie DeCristofaro... earned all-metro, all-region and high school All-America honors... awarded first team All-Region 5-6A honors as a senior... was the starting center for the Blue team in the Offense-Defense All-America Bowl in Houston... ranked as the No. 9 center nationally and the No. 58 prospect in Georgia by Rivals.

PERSONAL: Cory Helms was born December 31, 1994... is an interdisciplinary studies major.

Cory Helms
 

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