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Marcus Gilbert
OT #77
Height:
6-6
Weight:
330
Age:
28
College:
Florida
Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2016):

G
3
GS
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 66 65
2016 PIT 3 3
2015 PIT 16 16
2014 PIT 12 12
2013 PIT 16 16
2012 PIT 5 5
2011 PIT 14 13
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @WAS W 38-16
2 CIN W 24-16
3 @PHI L 3-34

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Biography

PRO (66-65/4-4): Signed a new six-year contract with the Steelers on August 19, 2014…placed on the Steelers’ Reserve/Injured List on November 26, 2012, due to an ankle injury…recipient of the Joe Greene Great Performance Award in 2011, given annually to the Steelers’ top rookie…originally drafted by the Steelers in the second round (63rd overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

2016 (3-3)

  • 9/12 at Washington: Was part of an offensive line that helped block for a 300-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver.

PRO (66-65/4-4): Signed a new six-year contract with the Steelers on August 19, 2014…placed on the Steelers’ Reserve/Injured List on November 26, 2012, due to an ankle injury…recipient of the Joe Greene Great Performance Award in 2011, given annually to the Steelers’ top rookie…originally drafted by the Steelers in the second round (63rd overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

2016 (3-3)

  • 9/12 at Washington: Was part of an offensive line that helped block for a 300-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver.

2015 (16-16/2-2): Started at RT for all 16 regular-season games for the second time in his career…was part of an offensive line that helped block for the Steelers’ offense to produce at least 450 net yards in four straight regular-season games, tying an NFL record…was part of an offensive line that allowed zero sacks in two games during the regular season (9/20 vs. San Francisco and 12/6 vs. Indianapolis)…also started both postseason contests at RT.

  • 9/10 at New England: Started his fourth straight season-opening game at RT…was part of an offensive line that helped block for the Steelers to have a 300-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver.
  • 11/8 vs. Oakland: Blocked for an offense that totaled a season-high 597 yards.

2014 (12-12/1-1): Started at RT for 12 regular-season games…inactive due to a concussion 10/26 vs. Indianapolis after leaving the 10/20 contest vs. Houston with a concussion…inactive due to an ankle injury 11/30 vs. New Orleans, 12/7 at Cincinnati and 12/14 at Atlanta…was part of an offensive line that helped block for the offense to set numerous single-season team records, including total points (436), total yards (6,577) and total first downs (379) during the regular season…started the lone postseason contest at RT but left the game late in the fourth quarter due to an ankle injury and did not return.

  • 9/21 at Carolina: Was part of an offensive line that helped block for Steelers’ rushers to gain 264 yards on the ground.
  • 11/2 vs. Baltimore: Was part of an offensive line that helped block for QB Ben Roethlisberger to throw six touchdowns and to total an NFL record 12 touchdown passes in back-to-back games.
  • 11/17 at Tennessee: Was part of an offensive line that helped pave the way for RB Le’Veon Bell to record the fourth-highest single game rushing total in team history (204 yards).

2013 (16-16): Started at RT in all 16 games, the only Steelers’ offensive lineman to start all 16 games during the regular season…helped block for Roethlisberger to throw for 4,261 yards with 28 touchdowns…was part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack in two games (11/24 at Cleveland and 11/28 at Baltimore).

2012 (5-5): Started the first five games of the season at RT…injured his right ankle in the second quarter and did not return to the game 10/11 at Tennessee, and he was inactive for the next six games due to an injured right ankle…placed on the Steelers’ Reserve/Injured List due to a right ankle injury on November 26.

2011 (14-13/1-1): Played in 14 games, making 13 starts as a rookie at RT…inactive due to a shoulder injury 10/16 vs. Jacksonville after injuring his shoulder in the second quarter 10/9 vs. Tennessee…dressed but did not see action 9/11 at Baltimore…became the Steelers’ first rookie to start at tackle (9/18 vs. Seattle) since Willie Colon in 2006…helped block for a Steelers’ offense to gain 372.3 total net yards per game and for QB Ben Roethlisberger to throw for 4,077 yards during the regular season…made his postseason debut, starting at RT in the AFC Wild Card Game 1/8 at Denver.

COLLEGE: Saw action in 53 games with 27 starts at Florida (2006-2010)…recorded 142 knockdowns and 22 touchdown-resulting blocks during that span...named second-team All-SEC by The NFL Draft Report and earned third-team All-SEC honors from Phil Steele in 2010…was a member of two National Championship teams (2006 and 2008)…majored in family, youth and community science.

PERSONAL: Attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.)...played guard and tackle on the offensive line during his prep career, as well as doubling on the defensive line...added Class 5A All-District XVI honors and was selected to participate in the 2006 Cali-Florida Bowl...also a member of the varsity basketball team and competed in the shot put and discus throws for the track and field squad...son of Katrina and Jeffrey Gilbert...father recently retired from the Secret Service...when the Florida Gators visited the White House to celebrate their second national championship in four years in April of 2009, Gilbert received special recognition by President Barack Obama during the ceremony because his father, Jeff, was a Secret Service agent who helped shield the past three Presidents from harm...Full name: Marcus Christopher Gilbert.