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Gilbert Frierson

position

Striker

Height

6-1

Weight

205 lbs.

Class

Redshirt Sophomore

Hometown

Coconut Grove, Fla.

High School

Coral Gables

2020 (Redshirt Sophomore): Started season opener against UAB (Sept. 10) and finished with three total tackles (two solo), including one tackle for loss…Started and posted four total tackles (two solo) in road win at top-20 Louisville (Sept. 19)…Enjoyed impressive outing in start against rival Florida State (Sept. 27), finishing with five total tackles including two tackles for loss…Added one PBU in win over Seminoles…Delivered one of best performances in career in start at Clemson (Oct. 10), finishing with career-high six tackles (five solo) including career-best three tackles for loss…Added one fumble recovery and one PBU in start versus top-ranked Tigers…Started and finished with two tackles in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 17)…Ranked second on team with six total tackles and added one PBU in start versus Virginia (Oct. 24).

2019 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in all 13 games and made one start in second season…Totaled 15 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, one interception and three PBUs…Saw action in season opener vs. Florida (Aug. 24), finishing with two tackles including one tackle for loss (three yards)…Added one PBU vs. Gators…Posted two total tackles (one solo) at North Carolina (Sept. 7)…Played in home opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Made first start of career against Central Michigan (Sept. 21) and finished with two tackles, two PBUs and 0.5 TFLs. ..Had one tackle against Virginia Tech (Oct. 5)…Finished with two tackles in win over Virginia (Oct. 11)…Posted two tackles against Georgia Tech (Oct. 19)…Saw action in win at Pittsburgh (Oct. 26)…Made one solo tackle in win at Florida State (Nov. 2)…Lone tackle in win over Louisville (Nov. 9) was half tackle for loss (two yards)…Had one tackle against FIU (Nov. 23)…Posted one solo tackle in regular season finale at Duke (Nov. 30)…Had first interception of career and returned it 34 yards in Walk-On’s Independence Bowl versus Louisiana Tech (Dec. 26).

2018 (True Freshman): Saw action in two games…Had one tackle and one PBU…Made career debut against Savannah State (Sept. 8)…Had first tackle of career and first PBU of career in win over FIU (Sept. 22).

High School: Consensus four-star prospect by ESPN.com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com…Rated the 21st-best player at his position by ESPN.com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com…Ranked No. 41 in Florida and 188th overall by ESPN.com…Rated the 33rd-best prospect in Florida and 200th overall player nationally by 247Sports.com… Named to the 2017 Miami Herald All-Dade Second Team…Saw action on both sides of the ball at Coral Gables High School…Closed out his career with 38 solo tackles, four interceptions, three kickoff return touchdowns and four receiving touchdowns…Led the team in receiving yards as a senior, averaging 41.7 yards per catch…Was one of only two juniors to be named to the 2016 Miami Herald First Team Offense All-Dade Football Team…Cousin of Miami Hurricanes legend and Pro Bowl running back Frank Gore…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Florida, Georgia and LSU.