Edward Vesterinen, DL, 6-4, 270, Helsinki, Finland/Helsinki Roosters Football
Played defensive line for coach Mikko Koikkalainen with the Helsinki Roosters … can play on the edge or the interior … played for the Helsinki Roosters and Finnish Senior National Team … traveled to the United States in 2019 with Brandon Collier of PPI Recruits during the DreamChasers Tour … 2019 Finland Men’s National League Lineman of the Year and all-star (DL) … 2019 MVP of Finland Men’s National Team game against Demark … attended camps in Germany in 2019 … runs a 4.75 40-yard dash … helped lead the Finland National Team to three national championship tournament appearances … in 2019 at the U19 European Championship, was the tournament statistic leader, finishing with 17.5 tackles, including 4.0 sacks and 10.5 tackles for loss … in 2018, helped lead Finland to a third-place finish at the men’s European championship … played in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, in the International Bowl for Finland U19 Team Nordic against Team USA U-19 select … member of Helsinki Rooster Football team that was ranked No. 3 in Europe by AFI … rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals and 247Sports … No. 1 recruit from Finland … No. 89 strong-side defensive end nationally by 247Sports … spent time serving Finland’s mandatory military service … participated in tennis and track & field (400m, shot put) … also offered by Coastal Carolina and Massachusetts.
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