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Garry Gilliam

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Gilliam in 2014.
No. 79 Seattle Seahawks
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-11-26) November 26, 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Career information
High school: Hershey (PA) Milton
College: Penn State
Undrafted: 2014
Career history
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Games played: 14
Games started: 1
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Garry Montzell Gilliam Jr. (born November 26, 1990) is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a member of the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Pennsylvania State University and attended Milton Hershey School in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Early years

Gilliam played high school football for Milton Hershey School. He was an All-American, all-state and All-Mid-Penn Conference selection. Gilliam played tight end and defensive end at Milton Hersey School. He recorded 350 receiving yards, 20 receptions and four receiving touchdowns in his career. He also recorded 153 tackles, 12 sacks and five interceptions.[1][2]

College career

Gilliam was a member of the Penn State Nittany Lions football team from 2009 to 2013. He played tight end and offensive tackle for the Nittany Lions.[2][3]

Professional career

Seattle Seahawks

Gilliam was signed by the Seattle Seahawks on May 10, 2014 after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft.[4] He made his NFL debut at offensive tackle on September 4, 2014 against the Green Bay Packers.[5] On a fake field goal during the NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers on January 18, 2015, Gilliam caught a 19-yard touchdown pass from punter Jon Ryan. It was both his first career reception and touchdown in the NFL.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Garry Gilliam77". gopsusports.com. Retrieved September 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Milton Hershey School Roots for Alum Garry Gilliam In His First NFL Game". bizjournals.com. September 4, 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Garry Gilliam". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 5, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Garry Gilliam". kffl.com. Retrieved September 5, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Milton Hershey School Roots for Alum Garry Gilliam In His First NFL Game". northcentralpa.com. September 4, 2014. Retrieved September 5, 2014. 
  6. ^ Drovetto, Tony (January 18, 2015). "Jon Ryan, Garry Gilliam team up for touchdown on Seahawks fake field goal vs Green Bay Packers". seahawks.com. Retrieved March 6, 2015. 

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