Gilbert Pena, DT

School: Ole Miss  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Yonkers, NY
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 330 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2012 Season
Played in every game with six starts at nose tackle ... 7th on team with 6.5 TFLs ... Also posted 34 total tackles and 2.0 sacks ... Helped Ole Miss lead all SEC teams and rank fourth in the nation in TFLs (7.9/game) and rank second in the SEC and 11th nationally in sacks (2.9/game) ... Earned second letter

vs. UTEP (9/8): Recorded three tackles (one solo) with 2.0 TFLs and his first career sack

vs. #12 Texas (9/15): Made first career start and recorded a tackle

at Tulane (9/22): Posted two stops (one solo)

at #1 Alabama (9/29): Tallied two assisted tackles

vs. Texas A&M (10/6): Assisted on a pair of tackles

vs. Auburn (10/13): Made two tackles, including a sack

at Arkansas (10/27): Posted two stops

at #6 Georgia (11/3): Made six tackles (two solo) in a start

vs. Vanderbilt (11/10): Made two assisted tackles in a start

at #7 LSU (11/17): Posted two tackles (one solo) including 1.5 TFLs for four yards

vs. #24 Mississippi State (11/24): Tied his career high with six tackles (three solo), including a TFL, in start ... BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pitt (1/5): Had a career-high four solo tackles, including 1.0 TFL, and two QB hurries in start ...

2011 Season
Played in 10 games ... Posted 11 total tackles, including 1.0 TFL ... Earned first letter ... vs. BYU (9/3): Saw his first action as a Rebel ... at Vanderbilt (9/17): Posted three tackles (one solo) ... vs. Louisiana Tech (11/12): Made one solo tackle ... vs. LSU (11/19): Posted three tackles (one solo) ... at Mississippi State (11/26): Recorded a career-high four tackles (two solo), including 1.0 TFL ... Spring 2011: Transferred to Ole Miss in January and joined the team for spring drills ... Tallied two tackles in the Grove Bowl
High School
Attended Saunders High School in Yonkers, N.Y. ... Participated in the New York/New Jersey High School All-Star Game ...
Son of Susan Cruz and Johny Pena ... Born: Nov. 15, 1986 ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.
04/17/2013 - 2013 NFL DRAFT: 124 FBS PROGRAMS, 124 POSSIBLE UNDRAFTED ROOKIE FREE AGENTS: MISSISSIPPI: DT Gilbert Pena (6-3, 330, 5.47)...A large human being, Pena has limited range and isn't as strong as he looks, but was a substantial reason for Mississippi's improved run defense in 2012. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com

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