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.
SENIOR SEASON (2017)
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.
JUNIOR SEASON (2016)
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
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
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.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
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.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
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 Scout.com and a four-star prospect by ESPN.com, 247Sports and Rivals.com ... 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.
GREG GILMORE’S CAREER HIGHS
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)