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Watch now: Illinois State offensive tackle Drew Himmelman walks line between final season with Redbirds and possible NFL career

NORMAL — Packing on 100 pounds since high school wouldn’t necessarily be difficult over a five-year span for someone unconcerned about how it is accomplished.

Yet adding nearly that much weight since graduating from Geneseo High School in 2015 — and doing it smartly — remains on ongoing process for Illinois State offensive tackle Drew Himmelman.

The 6-foot-10, 320-pound Himmelman has successfully undergone the journey from greyshirt to redshirt to starter to All-American and NFL prospect with the Redbirds.

“At the beginning when Coach (Brock) Spack told me about greyshirting, I was not too keen on it,” Himmelman said.