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Tyler Helm
Tyler Helm

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Covington, La.

High School:
St. Paul's

Last College:
Fork Union Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 241

Position:
Tight End

Birthdate:
04/15/1988

Experience:
3L

Major:
Management


Career Note: Three-year letterman has 10 catches for 94 yards for his career...a punishing blocker, is expected to push for time at tight end in 2010.

2009: Played in all 12 games as a junior, including seven starts at tight end...finished ninth on the team overall and second among tight ends in receptions (6) while ranking seventh in receiving yards...hauled in a career-best three catches for 23 yards vs Houston (10/17)...also had single-catch outings vs BYU (9/12), at Southern Miss (10/24) and at SMU (11/28).

2008: Saw action in 10 games as a sophomore...used primarily as a blocker, but did catch one pass for a career-best 28 yards vs Army (10/4)...did not play in the first two games of the season.

2007: Played in 10 games as a true freshman, including starts at UAB (10/13), at SMU (10/20), at Rice (11/17) and at East Carolina (11/24)...tallied three receptions for 18 yards...finished second among tight ends in catches and receiving yards...had single receptions at SMU, vs UTEP (11/10), at Rice and at East Carolina.

Prior To Tulane: Attended Fork Union Military Academy in Fall 2006...played tight end, defensive end and right tackle for coach John Shuman...caught 12 passes for 200-plus yards and three touchdowns...was a member of the Dean's List.

High School: Played just one year of high school football, seeing time at tight end and right tackle for coach Kenny Sears...as a senior, helped the Wolves go undefeated during the regular season, win the District 4-5A title and advance to the state playoffs...named a Top 25 Recruit in Louisiana by Louisiana Magazine...also lettered four years in basketball...off the field, was a TOPPS graduate.

Personal: Born Tyler Compton Helm on April 15, 1988, in Baton Rouge, La...son of Mike and Kellie Helm...has four sister: Jessica, Jolie, Maggie and Natalie...father, Mike, played linebacker at Georgia Tech...majoring in management.

Helm's Career Offensive Statistics

Year GP-GS Rush Yds Avg. TD Long Rec Yds Avg. TD Long
2007 10-4 0 0 0.0 0 0 3 18 6.0 0 10
2008 10-0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 28 28.0 0 28
2009 12-7 0 0 0.0 0 0 6 48 8.0 0 12
Career 32-11 0 0 0.0 0 0 10 94 9.4 0 28