Tyler Gilbert


Sorrento, La.

High School:
John Curtis Christian

Last College:
Southwest Mississippi CC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 247

Defensive End




Tyler Gilbert


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Former John Curtis standout comes to Tulane following seasons at Arkansas, Southwest Mississippi CC


Tulane vs. Tulsa - Oct. 26, 2013

Tulane vs. Tulsa - Oct. 26, 2013 - Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Career Notes: Three-year collegiate letterman - one at Arkansas, one at Southwest Mississippi CC and one at Tulane - whe he has compiled 48 tackles (20 solo, 28 assists), 6.5 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks and a fumble recovery for his career...played in 24 games with six starts...enters fall practice atop the depth chart at one of the defensive end positions.

2013: Played in all 13 games with six starts at defensive end as a junior...ranked tied for fourth on the team in fumble recoveries (1), sixth in sacks (3.0) and eighth in tackles for loss (6.0) to go with 32 tackles (14 solo, 18 assists)...posted a season-best five tackles (1 solo, 4 assists) and a career-high 2.0 tackles for loss to go with half a sack at Rice (11/30)...added four tackles (1 solo, 3 assists) and a sack at ULM (9/28)...recorded three tackles on four occasions: 2 solo, 1 assist with a tackle for loss vs North Texas (10/5); 1 solo, 2 assists with a half tackle for loss vs East Carolina (10/12); three assists at FAU (11/2); and 2 solo, 1 assist vs Louisiana-Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (12/21)...had two tackles three times: 2 solo with a sack vs South Alabama (9/7), 2 solo vs Tulsa (10/26) and 1 solo, 1 assist vs UTEP (11/23)...tallied a half sack and a fumble recovery at Louisiana Tech (9/12)...logged a solo stop at UTSA (11/9).

Prior To Tulane: Lettered one year each at North Carolina Prep for coach Tim Newton, the University of Arkansas for coach Bobby Petrino and at Southwest Mississippi Community College for Charles Anthony...played in six games as a sophomore at SMCC in 2012, posting 13 tackles (6 solo, 7 assists) with a half tackle for loss...recorded a career-high seven stops (5 solo, 2 assists) at Itawamba (9/6)...had three tackles (1 solo, 2 assists vs Copiah-Lincoln (10/25)...added two assisted tackles with a tackle for an 11-yard loss at Hinds (10/4) a true freshman at Arkansas in 2011, played in five games and logging three assisted tackles and a quarterback hurry...had one assisted tackle each against Missouri State (9/3), New Mexico (9/10) and Tennessee (11/12)...also saw action Auburn (10/8) and Mississippi State (11/1) the field, is a member of Omega Psi Phi NC Prep in 2010, posted 62 tackles and five sacks while helping lead the team to a 9-1 record.

High School: One-year letterman at John Curtis Christian High for coach J.T. Curtis...rated as a two-star recruit by lead the Patriots to a 13-1 record and a state championship game his lone season on the gridiron, posted 36 tackles, 7.0 sacks and an the field, was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Personal: Born Tyler Matthews Gilbert on Jan. 3, 1992, in New Orleans, La...son of Darnell and Jeanette Gilbert...has two brothers, Darnell Jr. and Taylor...majoring in communications.

Gilbert's Career Defensive Statistics

2011* 5-0 0-3-3 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
2012+ 6-0 6-7-13 0.5-11 0.0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
2013 13-6 14-18-32 6.0-23 3.0-17 0 1-0 0 0-0 0
Career 24-6 20-28-48 6.5-34 3.0-17 0 1-0 0 0-0 0
*at Arkansas
+at Southwest Mississippi CC


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