Robert Gimson

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Robert Gimson
College Carnegie Mellon University
Conference UAA
Sport Football
Position Running Back
Career 2004–2007
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 221 lb (100 kg)
Nationality USA
Born (1986-06-29) June 29, 1986 (age 30)
Bloomfield, New Jersey
High school The Benjamin School

Robert Gimson is a former American football running back for the Carnegie Mellon Tartans (Division III) of the University Athletic Association. One of only three 1,000-yard rushers in his school's history, having surpassed the 1000 yard mark twice. He is 3rd on the Tartans' career rushing list (2712), and the most efficient runner in the school's history by a significant margin. Known for his leadership and all-effort running style, Robert set numerous records as a three-time 1st Team All Conference Selection.[1]

Currently married to Kimberly Gimson a renowned flutist.

Other CMU Records Include:

  • Single Season Yards Per Carry - 6.7 YPC (2006)
  • Career Yards Per Carry - 5.7 YPC
  • Career Participation - 43 Games
  • Longest Rush - 90 Yards


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