Jarron Gilbert

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Jarron Gilbert
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Gilbert at Buffalo Bills training camp in 2012
No. -- Free agent
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-09-30) September 30, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 289 lb (131 kg)
Career information
High school: Chino (CA)
College: San Jose State
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 3 / Pick: 68
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles: 2
Sacks: 0
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Jarron Kendrick Gilbert (born September 30, 1986) is an American football defensive end who is a free agent. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at San Jose State. Gilbert has also been a member of the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills.

High school[edit]

Lettered in football, basketball, and track and field at Chino High School in Chino, California. Gilbert was an All-Sierra League selection in football and basketball. His father Daren Gilbert played for the New Orleans Saints in from 1985 to 1988.[1]

College career[edit]

In 2006 he played 13 games with 10 starts. He had 32 tackles including 7.5 for losses and 5 sacks with 6 pass deflected. In 2005 he played 10 games with 3 starts and was credited with 22 tackles and 3.0 quarterback sacks in 2005 with 5 of the tackles for a loss and he deflected 2 passes.

In 2007 Gilbert played and started 12 games and had 39 (23 solo 16 assisted) tackles, (7.5 for a loss) and 4 Sacks and 4 pass deflections and forced a fumble. He earned 2007 second-team All-Western Athletic Conference.

As a senior in 2008 Gilbert totaled 52 Tackles with 22.0 (which led the NCAA) for losses and 9.5 Sacks. He also had 3 passes defensed, and forced 2 fumbles. He was an All-Western Athletic Conference First-team choice and named the league's co-Defensive Player of the Year. Gilbert was also the team captain was also named the team's Most Valuable Player. Gilbert graduated from San Jose State with a B.A. in sociology in December 2008.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

YEAR TEAM GP GS UA AT TT T/L Sacks FF FR PD INT
2005 San Jose State 11 4 14 8 22 5 3 0 0 2 0
2006 San Jose State 13 10 14 18 32 7.5 5 0 0 6 0
2007 San Jose State 10 10 23 15 38 7.5 4 1 0 4 0
2008 San Jose State 14 14 36 16 52 22 9.5 2 0 3 0
Totals 48 38 87 57 144 42 22.5 3 0 15 0

Key: GP - games played; GS - games started; UA - unassisted tackles; AT - assisted tackles; TT - total tackles; T/L - tackles for a loss; Sacks - ; FF – Forced fumble ; FR – Fumbles recovered; PD - passes deflected; Int - interceptions

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Prior to the 2009 NFL Draft, Gilbert gained Internet notoriety for a YouTube video featuring him jumping out of a swimming pool.[3][4][5]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 5¼ in 288 lb 4.76 s 1.67 s 2.70 s 4.40 s 7.59 s 37 in 10 ft 7 in 28 reps 29
All values from NFL Combine, except sprints, broad jump, and vertical, which are from San Jose State Pro Day[6][7]

Chicago Bears[edit]

YEAR TEAM GP GS UA AT TT T/L Sacks FF FR PD INT
2009 Chicago Bears 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

New York Jets[edit]

On September 7, 2010, the New York Jets claimed Gilbert off of waivers.[8] Gilbert was assigned to the team's practice squad.[8] On October 27, 2010, Gilbert was promoted to the active roster.[9] Gilbert was waived by the team on November 18, 2010.[10] Gilbert re-signed to the team's practice squad the following day.[11] Gilbert was waived on September 3, 2011.[12] He was re-signed to the practice squad on September 4, 2011.[13] Gilbert was released from the practice squad on November 9, 2011.[14]

Gilbert was re-signed to the team's practice squad on November 19, 2011.[15]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Gilbert was signed to the Buffalo Bills' active roster on December 17, 2011.[16] The Bills waived Gilbert on August 31, 2012.[17] On December 31, 2012, the Bills signed Gilbert to a future contract.[18] Gilbert was waived on August 30, 2013.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jarron Gilbert". San Jose State Spartans. Archived from the original on June 1, 2009. 
  2. ^ "2009 San Jose State University Commencement Student-Athlete Participation" (PDF). San Jose State University. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Seahawks". The Seattle Times. 
  4. ^ http://www.doubleazone.com/2009/02/jarron_gilbert_jumps_out_of_pool_college_football_youtube_nfl_combine.php
  5. ^ https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/blog/shutdown_corner/post/You-want-to-see-freakish-athleticism-Meet-Jarro?urn=nfl,142014
  6. ^ "Jarron Gilbert". NFL Draft Scout.com. March 25, 2009. Retrieved March 25, 2009. 
  7. ^ Nawrocki, Nolan (April 21, 2009). "The Way We Hear It — draft edition". Pro Football Weekly website. Retrieved April 25, 2009. 
  8. ^ a b Jets PR Department (September 7, 2010). "P.Turner Waived; Chauncey Signed to P-Squad". New York Jets. Retrieved September 8, 2010. 
  9. ^ Wilson, Aaron (October 27, 2010). "Jets promote Jarron Gilbert to active roster". National Football Post. Archived from the original on October 27, 2010. Retrieved October 27, 2010. 
  10. ^ Wilson, Aaron (November 18, 2010). "Jets promote Patrick Turner, cut Jarron Gilbert". National Football Post. Archived from the original on November 19, 2010. Retrieved November 19, 2010. 
  11. ^ Cimini, Rich (November 19, 2010). "Jets sign Turner, add ex-Pats spy ... er, LB". ESPN. Archived from the original on November 19, 2010. Retrieved November 19, 2010. 
  12. ^ Mehta, Manish (September 3, 2011). "Jets trim roster to 53; make two trades". New York Daily News. Archived from the original on September 13, 2011. Retrieved September 3, 2011. 
  13. ^ Vrentas, Jenny (September 4, 2011). "Jets awarded four players off waivers, including QB Kevin O'Connell; cut Aaron Maybin". The Star-Ledger. Advance Publications. Retrieved September 4, 2011. 
  14. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (November 9, 2011). "PS Moves: WR Jackson Signed, DT Gilbert Cut". New York Jets. Archived from the original on November 9, 2011. Retrieved November 9, 2011. 
  15. ^ Vrentas, Jenny (November 19, 2011). "A look back at the Jets' 17-13 loss at Denver". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on November 19, 2011. Retrieved November 19, 2011. 
  16. ^ Associated Press (December 17, 2011). "Buffalo Bills sign defensive lineman Jarron Gilbert". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on December 17, 2011. Retrieved December 17, 2011. 
  17. ^ http://www.nfl.com/transactions?transactionMonth=8&transactionYear=2012&transactionTeamAbbr=BUF&prevTransactionMonth=8&prevTransactionYear=2012&prevTransactionTeamAbbr=
  18. ^ http://www.nfl.com/transactions?transactionMonth=12&transactionYear=2012&transactionTeamAbbr=BUF&prevTransactionMonth=0&prevTransactionYear=0&prevTransactionTeamAbbr=BUF
  19. ^ Graham, Tim (August 31, 2013). "Bills release 18, place QB Kolb and two others on IR". Buffalo News. Retrieved October 11, 2013. 

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