55   Mike Hellams
Mike Hellams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bolingbrook, IL

High School:
Bolingbrook

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 233

Position:
LB

Experience:
1L


10/08/2011

Dominating Defensive Effort Leads NIU Over Kent State, 40-10

Huskie defense allows just 70 yards while recording seven sacks and three turnovers

01/10/2012

Fans greet Huskies after bowl victory

NIU faithful greeted the Huskies at the team hotel following their bowl win.

01/10/2012

NIU defeats Arkansas State, 38-20

Huskies defeat Arkansas State, 38-20, in 2012 GoDaddy.com Bowl

12/03/2011

Huskies comeback to beat Bobcats, 23-20

NIU defeats Ohio, 23-20, to win its first MAC title in 28 years.

11/26/2011

NIU defeats Eastern Michigan

Huskies defeat Eagles to win MAC West

11/17/2011

NIU retains Bronze Stalk trophy

NIU defeats Ball State, 41-38, in a thriller

2010: Saw action in nine games as a true freshman, including in each of the last six games of the season. Made his collegiate debut at Illinois (9-18). Credited with his first career tackles on a pair of assists at Akron (10-2). Finished the season with six stops, including five assisted tackles. Made a season-high three tackles at Ball State (11-20) and added an assist at EMU (11-26). His early action came primarily on special teams but saw more time at linebacker versus Toledo (11-9), BSU and Eastern Michigan.

High School: All-area choice in 2008 who missed much of his senior year due to a shoulder injury. Played in 11 games as a junior and made 79 tackles, 30 solo. Forced three fumbles and compiled six tackles for loss, a sack and an interception. Bolingbrook defense allowed just 18 touchdowns in 11 games and 11.7 points per game. Three-year varsity letterwinner who served as team captain his final two seasons. An all-area choice as a junior. Bolingbrook won the Blue Division of the Southwest Suburban Conference each of his three seasons and compiled a 28-5 record in that time. Raiders were 9-2 in 2009 and posted a 10-1 record his junior season.

Personal: Born July 4, 1992 in Bolingbrook, Ill. Son of Felicia and Dwayne Hellams.

HELLAMS' CAREER STATISTICS

Year G/GS Solo Assist Total TFL-Yds. Sk.-Yds. FF/FR Int/PBU
2010 6/0 1 5 6 0-0 0-0 0/0 0/0

HELLAMS' CAREER GAME HIGHS
Tackles: 3, at Ball State, 11-20-10

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