Jacob  Gilliam

65Jacob Gilliam

Hometown:
Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
Farragut

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 297

Position:
OL

CAREER HONORS
2014 - R-SENIOR
  • Photo Gallery
  • Games/Starts: 8/7
  • Started 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl win over Iowa (1/2), playing with a broken hand in addition to a torn ACL
  • Suffered ACL injury in opener vs. Utah State (8/31), missed five games before returning to action at #3 Ole Miss (10/18)
  • Tremendous story of perseverance returning to action with ACL knee injury after five weeks
  • Started last six games at right tackle after returning

  • Started at right tackle vs. #4 Alabama (10/25), 55 days (eight weeks) after suffering a torn ACL in the season opener
  • First-career start, at left tackle, came in 2014 opener vs. Utah State (8/31)
  • Earned scholarship from program & Coach Jones on May 21, 2014, while sitting poolside in Farragut
2013 - R-JUNIOR
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  • Games/Starts: 2/0
  • Played in the fourth quarter of the Alabama game (10/26)
2012 - R-SOPHOMORE
  • Games/Starts: 1/0
  • Made college debut playing final quarter of finale vs. Kentucky (11/24)

2011 - R-FRESHMAN
  • Squad member

2010 - FRESHMAN
  • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL
  • Started two years at left tackle at Farragut High School
  • Earned All-Region honors as a junior and All-District and All-KIL accolades as a senior
  • Selected to play in the Tennessee-Kentucky Border Bowl as a senior

  • Helped team to a 21-5 record over final two years
  • Coach at Farragut: Eddie Courtney

PERSONAL
  • Full name: Jacob Lloyd Gilliam
  • Born: July 19, 1992

  • Son of Michelle and David Gilliam
  • Majoring in Political Science
 

HAPPENING NOW

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