Position
Wide Receiver
Height
5'9
Weight
169 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Chalmette, La.
High School
Holy Cross HS

(updated 7/31/04)

2003 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Classic overachiever who has made the most of an opportunity … Went from being a scout teamer in first two years with the Tigers to becoming a key member of LSU’s special teams … Has also positioned himself into seeing playing time as a wide receiver … In fourth season with the Tigers after walking on to the team in 2001.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2003)
A walk-on who earned a spot on the team … Key contributor on LSU’s special teams … Played in 13 games … Finished with 10 special teams tackles, including two each in games vs. Louisiana-Monroe, Mississippi State, Louisiana Tech and Arkansas … Suffered a broken hand vs. Louisiana Tech and had to sit out the Alabama game … Forced a fumble against Arizona … Caught first pass of career vs. South Carolina on a 5-yard reception from Marcus Randall … Played a total of 181 snaps with 169 of those coming on special teams.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2002)
Did not see any game action for LSU in 2002 … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2001.

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-sport standout at Holy Cross High School … Earned letters in football, baseball and track … First Team All-District and All-Metro in football … Caught 52 passes for 1,018 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior … Also returned a kickoff for a TD … Caught 81 passes for 1,563 yards and 19 TDs for his prep career … Coached in high school by Scott Barnsfather.

PERSONAL
Full name is Gino Michael Giambelluca … Born on November 27, 1982 in New Orleans … Parents are L.J. and Janet Giambelluca … Has two sisters, Gia and Gianna … Majoring in kinesiology.

Giambelluca’s Career Special Teams Stats

Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sacks FF
2002 Fr.-RS 0-0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0
2003 So. 13-0 4 6 10 0-0 0-0 1
TOTALS 13-0 4 6 10 0-0 0-0 1
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