2017 NFL Draft

Mike Gillislee,

School:  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Deland, FL
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Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
Running back who appeared in 49 games, starting every game in 2012...Had 380 attempts, 2,024 rushing yards (5.3 Avg.) and 20 rushing touchdowns in his career...Became the first Gator to rush for over 1,000 yards since Ciatrick Fiason in 2004 when he gained 1,152 yards in 2012...Also has two receiving touchdowns...For his career, helped the Gators to a 15-1 record in games in which he scored a touchdown.
2012 Season
First-Team Offense AP All-SEC, First-Team Offense Coaches' All-SEC, Phil Steele All-SEC First Team...Maxwell Award Watch List...Named a 2012 Team Captain...Rushed for 1,152 yards on 244 carries and led the Gators with 11 touchdowns on the season (10 rushing, one receiving)...Became the eighth Gator in school history to rush for 1,000 yards in a season and first since Ciatrick Fason in 2004....His 1,152 yards ranks seventh all-time in school history...Recorded five games in which he rushed for 100-plus yards (Bowling Green 148, Tennessee 115, LSU 146, Jacksonville State 122, Florida State 140)...Fourth in the SEC in rushing yards with 1,152 yards (88.6 yards per game) and 11th in all-purpose yards with 101.7 yards per game.

Had a season-long rush of 46 yards and averaged 4.7 yards per rush...Has the 14th and 15th-best rushing performances in the SEC this season with 148 yards against BGSU and 146 yards against LSU...Reached the 1,000-yard mark with a 140-yard performance against FSU, scoring two touchdowns in the victory...Recorded a career-high 34 carries for 146 yards against LSU...His 34 carries was also the third-most in a game in school history...Rushed for touchdowns in the first two games of the season, which was the first time since Tim Tebow in 2008, who had rushing TDs in three-consecutive games...His 244 rushing attempts was fourth most in school history and most since Errict Rhett in 1993...His 262 all-purpose touches ties for sixth most in a season in school history and most since Earnest Graham had 262 in 2002...Team Offensive Player of the Game against BGSU, LSU and Jacksonville State.

2011 Season
Appeared in all but two games (Georgia, South Carolina)...Third on the team in rushing with 328 yards on 56 carries...Led the team in rushing average with 5.9 yards per rush...Led the squad in rushing vs. top-ranked LSU with nine carries for 56 yards...Found the end zone two times, including one on a career-long 60-yard rush vs. Kentucky...Contributed on the kickoff and kick return units throughout the season...Had one kick return for 19 yards vs. LSU...Rushed five times for 19 yards in the season opener vs. FAU...Carried the ball a career-high 11 times for 79 yards and a touchdown against UAB...Set a career-high with 84 rushing yards in a victory vs. Kentucky...Received three carries and ran for 16 yards at Auburn...Missed the game vs. Georgia with an injury...Contributed to the victory against Vanderbilt with nine carries for 39 yards...Sat out the game at South Carolina with an injury...Totaled 15 yards on two carries in a win vs. Furman...Received five carries and totaled 15 rushing yards in the Gator Bowl vs. OSU.
2010 Season
Appeared in 12 games as a sophomore, only missing the game vs. Georgia in Jacksonville...Along with freshman teammate Trey Burton, scored on 16 of 43 (37.2 percent) carries inside the red zone, the best duo percentage in the SEC (min. 40 carries)...Was a gunner on punt and kickoff coverage and also second on the depth chart returning kickoffs...Ranked second on the team with seven rushing touchdowns and fifth with 325 yards rushing (5.8 avg.)...Rushed four times for 10 yards, including a one-yard touchdown run, in the 2011 Outback Bowl victory vs. Penn State...Ran for 56 yards on eight carries in the home win over Appalachian State...Tied a career high with two touchdowns in the win at Vanderbilt, rushing for 57 yards on nine carries...Ran for 33 yards on six carries at home against Mississippi State... Finished with 20 yards on six carries vs. LSU, including a five-yard touchdown run with 4:34 remaining in the fourth quarter that moved the Gators in front...Set career highs in receptions (3), receiving yards (17) and longest reception (13) against LSU...Ran for 32 yards on six carries in the win over Kentucky...Scored a career-high two touchdowns and finished with 27 yards on a career-high eight carries in the road victory against Tennessee...Totaled 29 yards on four carries, including his first touchdown of the season, in the win vs. USF...Ran for 55 yards on six carries against Miami University in the season opener, including a 41-yard run...Also had a career-best and team-high 50-yard kickoff return.
2009 Season
Played in 13 games for the Gators during his freshman campaign, only missing the matchup vs. Vanderbilt...Rushed 31 times for 267 yards (8.6 avg), one touchdown, and had a season-long 52-yard gain against Cincinnati in the Allstate Sugar Bowl victory...Led all UF rushers in the Sugar Bowl against the Bearcats, with five carries for a season-best 78 yards (15.6 avg.)...Collected a tackle as a member of UF's special teams unit against Alabama in the 2009 SEC Championship Game...Had his second-best outing of the season against FSU in The Swamp, rushing six times for 44 yards to help UF to a 37-10 victory...Against Georgia in Jacksonville, had three carries for 57 yards, including a 49-yard rush...Gained 39 yards on six carries in the win at Kentucky...Scored the first receiving touchdown of his career as a Gator with a six-yard reception from John Brantley in the fourth quarter of UF's 56-6 win over Troy...Was Florida's fourth-leading rusher in the season-opener vs. Charleston Southern, where he had six attempts for 41 yards and became the first freshman to score in 2009 with a seven-yard run in the fourth quarter.
High School
Rushed for 1,149 yards on 227 carries for a 5.1-yard average...Ran for over 900 yards as a sophomore and over 1,200 yards as a junior...Carried 28 times for 200 yards (7.1 average) and scored the game-winning two-point conversion in DeLand's 29-28 win over Mandarin...Considered South Carolina, Auburn, Ole Miss, and Mississippi State, among others...Also played slot receiver at DeLand for Head Coach Kevin Pettis...Ranked the No. 7 running back by Rivals.com and was tabbed the No. 8 all-purpose back by the organization.

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