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Two more offers for OL Helms

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During practice Tuesday, college coaches from North Carolina and Syracuse stopped by Alpharetta (Ga.) Milton to check on junior offensive lineman Cory Helms.
Instead of being nervous, Helms was inspired.
"You get tired in drills, but then you look over and see them," Helms told Rivals.com. "That motivated me to keep going. They both stayed and watched practice the whole time."
Apparently, Helms performed well.
"After practice, my coach told me they both offered," Helms said. "I knew I had it, but I was still really excited once I found out the news."
For the 6-feet-4, 288-pound Helms, the offers were his fourth and fifth.
"Syracuse likes me at center or guard," Helms said. "They said the center they'd have when I'm a freshman will be a senior that year. Then they have a guard that will be a junior and another guard that will be a senior. North Carolina likes me a lot at center. They plan on signing a true center this year."
At this point, no program stands out yet.
"Everybody has a shot," Helms said. "I'm going to take a bunch of visits this summer. I'm going to see everybody who offers if I can."
Who could be next to pull the trigger?
"There's no telling," Helms said. "Kentucky, Georgia Tech, Arizona State, Southern Cal and Mississippi State have all shown a ton of interest. And a bunch of other schools, too."
Keith Niebuhr can be reached at Keithrivals@yahoo.com. You can follow him on Twitter @KeithRIVALS.
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