Columbia Football BIO
Ryan Gilbert
Player Profile:
Ryan Gilbert 2274844
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bellevue, Wash.
High School: Bellevue H.S.
Major: Enrolled at Columbia College


Played in all 10 games, both in the secondary and on special teams … Finished year with 12 tackles (seven solo), one fumble recovery and a team-high two forced fumbles … Made a solo tackle at Brown (Nov. 19) … Made two solo tackles and forced a fumble vs. Dartmouth (Oct. 22) … Ties career-high with three tackles at Penn (Oct. 15) … Made career-high three tackles (two solo) vs. Princeton (Oct. 1) … Forced fumble with one tackle at Georgetown (Sept. 24) … Made first two career tackles in first career game action in season opener vs. Saint Francis U (Sept. 17).


Did not see any game action, but contributed to the scout team as a defensive back


A 2015 graduate of Bellevue High School outside of Seattle, Wash., where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Butch Goncharoff … Claimed all-league honors at cornerback … National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete nominee in 2014 … Led Bellevue to three state titles … Ended his high school career with a 55-1 record while playing cornerback, wide receiver and long snapper … Led team to state title, No. 4 state ranking, 13-1 overall record and perfect 5-0 league record as a senior … Led Wolverines to state title, 14-0 overall record as a junior … Along with his four letters in football, he threw the javelin on the track & field team, lettering three times … Became a part of the student-athlete leadership team.


Born Ryan Melang Gilbert on March 1, 1997 … Son of Craig and Meri Gilbert … Enrolled at Columbia College … Majors in Political Science.

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