John Gilmore (American football)
|Born:||September 21, 1979|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||257 lb (117 kg)|
(West Lawn, Pennsylvania)
|NFL Draft:||2002 / Round: 6 / Pick: 196|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
John Henry Gilmore, Jr. (born September 21, 1979) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League . He was originally drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the sixth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Penn State.
John Gilmore is widely known for his deep commitment to community support. Gilmore and his wife, Rebecca, reside in Tampa, Florida with their children Grayson and Lilliana.
Gilmore earned a Bachelor of Science in recreation and parks management in 2001.
In 2010 Gilmore established the Gilmore | Henne Community Fund with Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback, and fellow Wilson High School grad, Chad Henne. The Fund's mission is to revitalize parks and recreational facilities in their native Berks County, Pennsylvania. This is done through renovation, ongoing maintenance and park programming. The Fund's vision is to revitalize communities through their work on the playground. Since inception, the Fund has revitalized 7 playgrounds in Berks County.
- Biggs, Brad (October 26, 2007). "Berrian, Gilmore might have to wait". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved October 26, 2007.
- Negley, Erin (February 9, 2010). "Wilson alumni who graduated to NFL are giving back". Reading Eagle.