2011 (Junior): Appeared in all 11 games and started the last five games of the season at right guard ... The team went 4-1 during that stretch ... Made his first career start vs. Cal Poly (Oct. 22) ... Recipient of the 2011 Athletics Director Award of Merit ... Earned first letter.
2010 (Sophomore): Saw action in five games as a reserve offensive lineman ... Made his collegiate debut at Northern Illinois (Sept. 11).
2009 (Freshman): Appeared in three games as an offensive lineman ... Member of an offensive line that helped produce the Great West Conference's second-most productive running back (Mitch Sutton), the third-most productive receiver (Ismael Bamba) and the fourth-ranked quarterback (Jake Landry) ... The O-line led UND to its seventh straight winning season and the 15th consecutive season with over 3,400 yards of total offense ... Recipient of the 2009 Athletics Director Award of Merit.
2008: Redshirt season.
Before UND: A 2008 graduate of Cook High School ... Four-year letterwinner in football ... Named most valuable offensive lineman of the Great Northern Conference as a senior and junior ... Also earned all-conference honors and was named Cook's most valuable player in both seasons ... Named to nine-man all-state first team as a senior ... Served as a team captain ... Four-time letterwinner in track and field as a thrower.
Personal: Majoring in recreation and tourism ... Son of a Rod and Lee Gillson.
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