Dan Mullen and the Florida Gators have landed their second 2020 commit this weekend. Four-star cornerback Avery Helm has verbally committed to the University of Florida. Avery Helm commits to the Gators the same weekend as Elite 11 QB Anthony Richardson. Avery Helm is the ninth commit in the Florida Gators 2020 recruiting class with Gervon Dexter, Anthony Richardson, Leonard Manuel, Johnnie Brown, Rashad Torrence II, Morven Joseph, Jaquavion Fraziars and Jeremiah Johnson. He is the fifth defensive commit in the Florida class with Johnnie Brown, Rashad Torrence II, Morven Joseph and Gervon Dexter. He is also the second defensive back in the class with Rashad Torrence II.
Who is Avery Helm?
Avery Helm is a four-star quarterback out of Fort Bend Marshall High School in Missouri City, Texas. During his recruitment, Helm has received 23 offer some elite programs. Helm has offers from schools like Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Michigan State, TCU, Tennessee and Texas Tech. Helm is also one of the highest ranked recruits in the country. On Rivals, Helm is the 235th ranked recruit and the 19th ranked cornerback in the country. On 247 Sports, Helm is the 296th ranked recruit and the 23rd ranked cornerback in the country. Florida’s cornerback coach Torrian Gray was the primary recruiter for Avery Helm. Florida defensive coordinator Todd Grantham was also the secondary recruiter for the four-star Texas corner.
Avery Helm is a 6’2” 175 pound cornerback. He is a long, athletic cornerback with good coverage skills and hands. Helm is a ball-hawking defensive back that is physically at the line of scrimmage. The newest Florida commit likes to get physical at the line of scrimmage and does a good job of getting a receiver away from his route. Helm has elite cornerback speed as he’s been clocked running a 4.38 40 yard dash. Helm should fit in nicely with Florida’s cornerback room as Torrian Gray is a fan of big, physical cornerbacks. This is a very nice get for Todd Grantham and the Florida Gators and their defense.