Gilberry with the Cincinnati Bengals
|No. -- Free agent|
|Date of birth:||December 5, 1984|
|Place of birth:||Bay Minette, Alabama|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||268 lb (122 kg)|
|High school:||Bay Minette (AL) Baldwin Co.|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 11, 2015|
Wallace Gilberry (born December 5, 1984) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Alabama.
Gilberry played his prep football at Baldwin County High School. In his junior season, Gilberry played primarily tight end where he started the last seven games. As a senior at defensive end, he made 61 solo tackles, 16 assists, seven sacks, seven tackles for losses, and deflected six passes. He also caused two fumbles, recovering both.
He was a first team selection to the All-SEC Coaches’ Football Team in 2007.
While at the University of Alabama, Gilberry was initiated into the Omega Psi Phi fraternity's Beta Eta chapter in the Fall of 2004.
New York Giants
Gilberry was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2008, but was released before the regular season began.
Kansas City Chiefs
Gilberry was signed to the Chiefs in August 2008. He made his NFL debut against the San Diego Chargers on November 9, recording one tackle.
In 2010 Gilberry had 3 sacks in one game against the St. Louis Rams. In 2011, Gilberry forced a fumble on Tom Brady after coming from behind and tackling him. The Chiefs recovered, but the recovery barely helped the Chiefs. After the 2011 NFL season, Gilberry was not offered a contract.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Gilberry signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on June 4, 2012, he was released on September 14.
Gilberry signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on September 18, 2012. On December 13, 2012, Gilberry recovered a fumble and ran into the endzone for his first career touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles.
In 2012 he played in 14 games and accumulated a total of 24 tackles 15 solo and 9 assisted, 6.5 sacks a forced fumble and 3 fumble returns.
On March 12, 2013, he re-signed with the Bengals on a three-year, $6.75 million deal.
So far as of week 4 of the 2013 season he has accumulated a total of 4 tackles 3 solo and 1 assisted and 0.5 sacks.
On April 4, 2016, Gilberry signed a one-year contract with the Detroit Lions. On October 4, 2016, he was placed on injured reserve with an abdomen injury. He was released on October 11, 2016.
- Alabama 2007-2008 Final Stats Defense
- Alabama 2007 Media Guide
- NFL Wallace Gilberry Player Profile
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- "Lions sign free agents DE Wallace Gilberry and TE Matthew Mulligan". Detroit Lions. April 4, 2016. Retrieved April 4, 2016.
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- "Lions sign free agent RB Justin Forsett". DetroitLions.com. October 11, 2016.