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Eriq Gilyard

Position Linebacker
Height 5'11"
Weight 235 lbs.
Class RS-Senior
Hometown Jacksonville, Fla.
High School Trinity Christian Academy HS / UCF
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Prior to Kansas
Played in 38 total games at Central Florida, totaling 199 tackles, 18.5 tackles-for-loss, three forced fumbles, two interceptions and one sack…Made 23 starts for the Knights over four seasons…In 2020, totaled a career-high 8.5 tackles-for-loss to go with 59 total tackles and three forced fumbles…Earned Pro Football Focus National Team of the Week honors once (11/15/20)…Registered a career-high 77 tackles in 2019 to go with five tackles-for-loss and an interception…Played in 11 games as a true freshman in 2018 with 38 total tackles and five tackles-for-loss…Three-time AAC All-Academic Team honoree…UCF’s Campbell Trophy nominee in 2021…Dean’s List honoree in the spring of 2021…Played high school football at Trinity Christian and led team to three straight Class 4A state championships…Averaged 11 tackles per game as a senior.