Posted On: 07/27/20 10:30 PM

Four of the top 10 prospects in the state of Colorado are tight ends. Three of the four have already made their commitments to play at the collegiate level, with Heritage teammates Terrance FergusonTerranceFerguson6'5" | TEHeritage | 2021StateCO heading to Oregon, Erik OlsenErikOlsen6'5" | TEHeritage | 2021StateCO going to Colorado and Cherokee Trail’s Sam HartSamHart6'5" | TECherokee Trail | 2021StateCO going to Ohio State.

On Monday, July 27, the fourth of those top tier tight ends made his collegiate decision official.

Cherry Creek tight end Gunnar HelmGunnarHelm6'5" | TECherry Creek | 2021StateCO announced that he would go to the University of Texas in a post on social media Monday. The No. 3 tight end and No. 7 prospect in the state chose the Longhorns over Auburn, Wisconsin, Iowa and UCLA in his official decision.

https://twitter.com/gunnar_helm/status/1287892180502081537

Helm was a starter for a Cherry Creek team that went on to win the Class 5A state championship game in the 2019 football season. He caught 29 passes for 370 yards and 8 touchdowns as the starting tight end. He also completed 12 of 25 passes for 97 yards and a touchdown during the season.

With great size and length standing 6-foot-6 and weighing 220 pounds, Helm is versatile and can contribute in multiple

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