41  Mitch Huelsing
Mitch Huelsing

Munford, TN

High School:
Munford HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195




Huelsing Named Member of Hampshire Honor Society

National Football Federation recognizes Tiger letterman


Over 200 Student-Athletes Recognized as 3.0 Club Members

Twenty-seven Tigers post perfect 4.0 GPAs.


Sixteen Tigers to Graduate Sunday

Congratulations to all of our Tiger graduates!


Highland Hundred Banquet Honors 2012 Seniors

Devey named team MVP



Game 12 - vs. Southern Miss - November 24, 2012 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.


Memphis vs UCF

Memphis vs UCF - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tenn. Oct. 20, 2012 - Photos by Lance Murphey


AP Photos: Football vs. Rice

AP Photos: Football vs. Rice


2012 Memphis Football Photo Shoot

Preseason Photo Shoot. Photos by Joe Murphy.


Memphis 7, Southern Miss 44 -AP Photos

Andy Summerlin completed 21 of his 45 attempts for 174 yards.


Memphis vs. Marshall

Memphis vs. Marshall at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Nov. 17, 2011.


Played in 42 games during collegiate career, making 11 starts as a Tiger ... Registered 139 total tackles during career - 84 solo stops and 55 assists ... Tallied five tackles for lost yardage (24 yards) and also had a half sack for a five-yard loss during career ... Additionally intercepted two passes, broke up four passes, had four fumble recoveries and forced three fumbles .

Honors (Academic/Athletic)

Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for five semesters (2008, 2009 and 2010 fall and 2009 and 2012 spring) ... Member of the Tiger Academic 30 for the 2009 fall and 2012 spring semesters, an award that honors the top-30 student-athletes in the department ... Earned a perfect 4.0 grade-point average for the 2012 spring semester ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 ... Earned the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal for 2008-09 and 2009-10 ... Earned Dean's List distinction five semesters (2008, 2009 and 2010 fall and 2009 and 2012 spring) ... Received the Glenn Jones 12th Man Award at the 2009 Blue-Gray Game ... Was one of 50 players nominated during the 2012 season for The Burlsworth Trophy which is given annually to the most outstanding football player in America who began his career as a walk-on.

2012 (Senior)

Played in all 12 games as a senior, starting three games at safety ... Recorded 40 total tackles including 1.5 for lost yardage ... Forced three fumbles and broke up two passes during the 2012 season ... Started the first two games of the season and had a season-high eight tackles including four solo stops in the Tigers' game at Arkansas State ... Posted four tackles and forced a fumble the following week against Middle Tennessee ... In Conference USA-opening win over Rice, registered seven tackles and broke up a pass ... Had four tackles at ECU ... Lone tackle against UCF was a tackle for a 16-yard loss that resulted in a fumble which was picked up and returned by teammate Robert Steeples for a touchdown ... Had four solo tackles on the road at SMU ... In addition to three tackles, broke up a pass in the Tigers win over UAB in the Battle for the Bones ... Closed out collegiate career with a three-tackle effort in the Tigers' win over UAB including one stop for lost yardage.

2011 (Junior)

Played in all 12 games with most of his action coming in the secondary ... Made five starts ... Team's fourth-leading tackler with 64 total stops ... Ranked among the top-50 tacklers in Conference USA with his 64 hits ... Collected 46 solo stops (tied for fourth on team) and 18 assists ... Had nine games with five or more total tackles ... Tied for team lead with four fumble recoveries ... His four fumble recoveries were tied for second-most in C-USA ... Also posted two pass breakups, two interceptions, 1.5 TFL (6 yards) and 0.5 sacks (5 yards) ... Opened season with a five-solo tackle performance vs Mississippi State ... Logged five tackles, including three solo stops, vs Arkansas State ... Posted first collegiate fumble recovery vs Austin Peay ... Returned the fumble seven yards ... Had five total stops (4-1) and his first collegiate pass breakup vs SMU ... Registered first collegiate TFL and sack vs Middle Tennessee ... Credited with 0.5 TFL and 0.5 sacks vs the Blue Raiders ... Had eight total stops vs Middle Tennesee, including a season-best seven solo hits ... Also credited with a pass breakup vs the Blue Raiders ... Logged at least five total tackles in four-straight games vs Rice (4-1-5), East Carolina (4-1-5), Tulane (6-1-7) and UCF (5-3-8) ... Had a fumble recovery vs UAB ... Registered four total tackles (2-2), one fumble recovery and one interception vs Marshall ... His interception vs the Thundering Herd was the first of his career ... Tied a career high with 11 total tackles (6-5) in the season finale vs Southern Miss ... Also posted a fumble recovery and and interception vs the Golde Eagles ... His fumble recovery came in the end zone, scoring a TD for the Tigers ... The TD was the first of his collegiate career.

2010 (Sophomore)

Played in all 12 games on special teams and in the defensive secondary ... Had 35 total tackles with 19 solo stops and 16 assists ... Credited with his first tackle as a Tiger, a solo stop, against Middle Tennessee ... The tackle was on a kick return ... Posted two tackles in games vs UTEP and Louisville, before registering three solo stops against Houston ... Two of his tackles against the Cougars were on rushing plays, and the other came on special teams ... Made his first career start against Tennessee and led the Tigers with a career-high 11 tackles ... Ten of the 11 stops were solos (also a career best) and six of the tackles held the Volunteers to seven or fewer yards ... Started the following game against Marshall and posted double-digit stops again (10) ... Tallied nine assists and one solo versus the Thundering Herd ... Credited with five tackles in a start against UAB ... Came in as a reserve against UCF and made one assisted stop in the game.

2009 (Redshirt Freshman)

Played in six of 12 games, with most of his action coming on special teams ... Made his collegiate debut on special teams against Southern Miss.

2008 (Freshman)

Joined the Tigers defense during fall camp in 2008...Redshirted during the 2008 season.


Lettered three seasons as a quarterback and safety for Coach Wayne Randall at Munford High School ... Helped his 2008 squad to a 7-4 record and an appearance in the region championship game ... Named all-region as a senior after passing for 600 yards and 12 TD and also totaling 100 tackles and four forced fumbles ... Also logged four interceptions as a safety in 2008 ... Helped his 2007 Cougars squad to a region championship ... Finished his career with 2,200 yards and 40 TD, in addition to 130 tackles, five forced fumbles and six interceptions.


Son of John and Nancy Huelsing ... Born Nov. 3 ... His brother, Tyler, played on the Tigers baseball team (2007-10) ... Majoring in health and human performance/exercise and sports science.

Career Stats

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