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Jayson Gilliom

Position Safety
Height 6'2"
Weight 210 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Suwanee, Ga.
High School North Gwinnett HS
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2021 (Fr.): True Freshman who saw playing time in all 12 games for the Jayhawks, while starting three of those games … Had 18 tackles (14 solo, four assisted) and one pass break up… South Dakota: Saw his first playing time in the season opener, recording a season high two tackles (both solo) … at Coastal Carolina: Saw action, did not record any stats … Baylor: Posted one solo tackle against the Bears … at Duke: Contributed against the Blue Devils, did not record any stats … at Iowa State: Made first start of the season against the Cyclones … Madeone1 solo tackle … Texas Tech: Tallied two tackles (one solo, one assisted) … Oklahoma: Saw action against the Sooners … Made two tackles (one solo, one assisted) … at Oklahoma State: Recorded two tackles (both solo) … Kansas State: Posted a tackle (solo) against the Wildcats … at Texas: Contributed to the Jayhawks 57-56 overtime win over the Longhorns … Made one solo tackle … at TCU: Recorded two tackles (solo) for the Jayhawks … West Virginia: Saw action against the Mountaineers … Tallied a new season high and career high of five tackles (three solo, two assisted).

High School

A 247 Sports composite three-star recruit…Helped lead North Gwinnett Bulldogs to 9-4 record in 2020 and a top 20 ranking in the state of Georgia…Totaled 31 tackles as a senior with a pair of tackles-for-loss…Had a 98-yard interception return for a touchdown against McEachern HS…Had 55 tackles and three tackles-for-loss as a junior in 2019 with 16 passes defended and one interception…Began his high school career at Alpharetta before transferring to North Gwinnett.


Son of Rob and Brienna Gilliom…Has one brother, Robby Jr.,…Also drew interest from Navy, California, Connecticut and others.