2011: Named to the Rivals.com All-Mountain West Freshman Team ... appeared in all 13 games at linebacker and on special teams ... totaled 21 tackles ... tied for third on the team with nine special teams stops ... also posted a pair of blocked punts ... one of three true freshmen to see action on the TCU defense, joining Chuck Hunter and Jon Lewis ... had a season-high six tackles against Portland State ... tallied five stops and blocked a punt against New Mexico ... the blocked punt was recovered in the Lobos' end zone by Antonio Graves for a Frog touchdown ... his second punt block came against UNLV in the regular-season finale.
High School: Ranked by Rivals.com as the nation's No. 34 outside linebacker and No. 4 in the state of Texas ... the 66th-best prospect for all positions in Texas ... recorded 50 tackles with a sack and interception as a senior ... added 338 receiving yards and four touchdowns at tight end ... chose TCU over Baylor, Colorado, Iowa and Texas Tech.
Personal: Parents are Dennis and Tammie Gildon ... plans to major in mechanical engineering.