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Nose Tackle
Hope Mills, N.C.
High School
South View HS

2018 Senior Bowl Participant

Two-year starter at nose tackle for the Tigers in 2016 and 2017 … Played in 43 games in career, starting 26 times … Started final 25 games of his career … Finished LSU career with 104 tackles, 13 tackles for loss and 10 sack … Participant in the 2018 Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama … Played first two years at defensive tackle in LSU’s 4-3 scheme, before shifting to nose tackle in the 3-4 alignment as a junior and senior.

Had his best season as a Tiger with 53 tackles and a team-best 7.5 sacks … Finished second on team with 10.0 tackles for loss … Started all 13 games at nose tackle … Had sacks in three straight games against Troy, Florida and Auburn … Closed out season with sacks in consecutive games against Texas A&M and Notre Dame in the Citrus Bowl … Set career-high with nine tackles vs. Troy … Had seven tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and a sack in comeback win over Auburn … Had seven tackles against Mississippi State … Recorded five tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and a sack in final game in Tiger Stadium vs. Texas A&M … Finished No. 7 in the SEC in sacks and No. 20 in tackles for loss.

Started all 12 games and accounted for 34 tackles and one sack … Recorded two tackles, one solo, and a half sack at Arkansas … Compiled a career-best six tackles against Southern Miss … Credited with his first sack of the season against Missouri and had four tackles … Tied his previous career best four tackles at Auburn … Recorded his first career pass breakup against Mississippi State

Made his first career start at defensive tackle against Western Kentucky … Played in all 12 games … Recorded 13 total tackles, including 1.5 tackles for a loss and one sack … Set a new career high with four tackles against Texas A&M … In his first start against Western Kentucky he tallied a half tackle for a loss and one quarterback hurry … Recorded a solo sack for a loss of eight yards at Syracuse.

Competed in six games at defensive tackle … Tallied four tackles on the season with two against New Mexico State, one against Sam Houston State and one versus Kentucky … Posted a half sack against Sam Houston.

Redshirted as a true freshman in 2013.

Participated in the 2013 Under Armour All-American Game for the Black Team … Rated as a five-star prospect by and a four-star prospect by, 247Sports and … Named the No. 1 player in the state of North Carolina by ESPN … Graded as the nation’s No. 5 defensive tackle, the No. 2 player in North Carolina and the 59th overall player in the country by 247sports … Listed as a member of the ESPN 150 as the 83rd-ranked player overall and No. 8-rated defensive tackle … A member of the Rivals 250 as the No. 5 rated defensive tackle … Named a PrepStar Top 300 All-American … Played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas … Named to the Associated Press North Carolina All-State Team … Posted 90 tackles, 10 tackles for a loss and two sacks his senior season … Registered 79 tackles, four forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two sacks his junior campaign … Earned first-team All-Mid-South 4A Conference honors his junior and senior seasons … Named to the All-Cape Fear Regional Team … Coached by Randy Ledford.

Full name is Gregory Nelson Gilmore … Parents are Tina Ward and Glen Gilmore … Born Nov. 28, 1994, in New Bern, N.C. … Has three siblings – Richard, Johnathan, and Christian … Father is a member of the U.S. Marine Corps … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

Total tackles: 9 vs. Troy, 2017
Tackles for a loss: 2.0 vs. Texas A&M, 2017
Sacks: 1.0, seven times (Last: vs. Notre Dame, 2017; First: at Syracuse, 2015)

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