Mike Gillislee

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Mike Gillislee
No. 23 Miami Dolphins
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-11-01) November 1, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: DeLand, Florida
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 216 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: DeLand (FL)
College: Florida
NFL draft: 2013 / Round: 5 / Pick: 164
Career history
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-SEC (2012)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Rushing attempts: 6
Rushing yards: 21
Yards per carry: 3.5
Rushing TDs: 0
Stats at NFL.com

Michael B. Gillislee, Jr. (born November 1, 1990) is an American football running back for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Florida. He was considered one of the top running back prospects, and was chosen by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.[1][2]

Early years[edit]

Gillislee attended DeLand High School in DeLand, Florida. As a senior playing for the DeLand Bulldogs high school football team, rushed for 1,149 yards on 227 carries for a 5.1-yard average which was preceded by 900 rushing yards as a sophomore and over 1,200 yards as a junior. Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was rated as the No. 7 all-purpose running back prospect in the nation.[3]

College career[edit]

Gillislee accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida, where he played for coach Urban Meyer and coach Will Muschamp's Florida Gators football teams from 2009 to 2012. As a true freshman in 2009, Gillislee played in 13 games, rushing for 267 yards on 31 carries with two touchdowns. As a sophomore in 2010, he played in 10 games and had 325 rushing yards on 58 carries with seven touchdowns. As a junior in 2011, he rushed for 328 yards on 56 carries with two touchdowns. As a senior in 2012, Gillislee finished the regular season with 1104 yards on 235 carries and 10 touchdowns.[4] He became the first Florida Gator to eclipse the 1,000 yard mark since 2004.

Professional career[edit]

2013 NFL Combine[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 11 in 208 lb 4.48 s 1.57 s 2.53 s 4.40 s 7.12 s 30.5 in 9 ft 11 in 15 reps
All values from NFL Combine

2013 NFL Draft[edit]

The Miami Dolphins chose Gillislee in the fifth round, 164th pick overall, of the 2013 NFL Draft.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mike Gillislee, DS #11 RB, Florida. NFL Draft Scout (2006-09-21). Retrieved on 2013-07-21.
  2. ^ Mike Gillislee, RB. Cbssports.com. Retrieved on 2013-07-21.
  3. ^ Mike Gillislee – Yahoo! Sports. Rivals.yahoo.com (2011-04-20). Retrieved on 2013-07-21.
  4. ^ Mike Gillislee. Espn.go.com. Retrieved on 2013-07-21.

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