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Wallace Gilberry

Date of birth : 1984-12-05
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Bay Minette, Albama, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-09-14

Wallace Gilberry (born December 5, 1984 in Bay Minette, Alabama) is an American football defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Alabama.

Gilbery's Career


Pro Career: Third-year defensive end makes his second trip to training camp with Kansas City in 2010 ... Showed flashes of potential on defense in 2009, finishing second on the team with 4.5 sacks in 2009 ... Also works on special teams ... Was on the Chiefs 53-man roster for eight games in 2008 ... Joined the Chiefs from the N.Y. Giants practice squad on November 5, 2008 ... Originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the N.Y. Giants in 2008 ... Has played in 21 contests, registering 30 tackles (25 solo), 4.5 sacks (-32.5 yards), five QB pressures and two special teams stops.

Transactions: Signed with Kansas City from the N.Y. Giants practice squad (11/5/08) ... Added to the N.Y. Giants practice squad (9/1/08) ... Released by the N.Y. Giants (8/31/08) ... Signed as a rookie free agent with the N.Y. Giants (5/6/08).

2009: Played on special teams in 16 games and saw duty on defense in 14 contests ... Had 28 tackles (23 solo) and five QB pressures ... Was second on the team with 4.5 sacks (-32.5 yards) ... Also had one special teams tackle ... Posted a sack of JaMarcus Russell vs. Oakland (9/20) ... Registered five tackles vs. the N.Y. Giants (10/4) ... Produced a sack of Tony Romo vs. Dallas (10/11) ... Compiled a sack of David Garrard at Jacksonville (11/8) ... Registered two tackles and a half of a sack of Russell at Oakland (11/15) ... Compiled a career-high six tackles vs. Cleveland (12/20) ... Had a sack of Carson Palmer at Cincinnati (12/27).

2008: Played in five games and was inactive for three contests ... Recorded two solo tackles and one special teams stop ... Signed on November 5th ... Totaled one tackle in his initial NFL game at San Diego (11/9) ... Saw reserve duty at Oakland (11/30) and at Denver (12/7) ... Was inactive vs. San Diego (12/14), vs. Miami (12/21) and at Cincinnati (12/28).

College: Saw action in 50 games (38 starts) at Alabama, recording 188 tackles (99 solo) with 60.5 stops for loss (-223.0 yards), 22.0 sacks (-135.0 yards), 38 QB pressures, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and four passes defensed ... Started all 13 games as a senior in 2007 ... Totaled 80 tackles (47 solo), 10.5 sacks (-56.0 yards), 15 QB pressures, two forced fumbles and two passes defensed ... Named first-team All-Southeastern Conference ... His 27.0 tackles for loss ranked second in school history, trailing only Thomas (39.0) ... Opened all 13 games as a junior in 2006, registering 43 tackles (22 solo), 10.5 stops for loss, 3.5 sacks (-23.0 yards), 10 QB pressures and one pass defensed ... Started all 12 games as a sophomore in 2005 ... Tallied 37 tackles (16 solo), 10.0 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks (-12.0 yards), six QB pressures, one fumble recovery and one pass defensed ... Played in 12 games, recording 28 tackles (14 solo), 13.0 stops behind the line, 6.5 sacks (-44.0 yards), seven QB pressures, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a redshirt freshman in 2004 ... Redshirted as a true freshman in 2003 ... Graduated with a degree in Telecommunications from Alabama.

Personal


• A prep standout at Baldwin County High School in Bay Minette, Alabama.
• Full name: Wallace Elmore Gilberry.


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