About Gilbert: Gilbert, the 2009 Tennessee state champion in the decathlon, is a AAU All-American with a personal best of 6099 points the Franklin, Tenn. native also holds PRs of 121-00 in the discus, 14-00 in the pole vault, 6-00 in the high jump, and 155-04 in the javelin Gilbert helped his high school team to a 14th place finish at the state meet this year, as their only competitor   the multi-talented athlete scored in the top six in the decathlon, pole vault, triple jump and 300m hurdles at the Tennessee state meet   Gilbert will not only help the Bucs tremendously in the multi event, but also in the pole vault and javelin.

Personal: Born April 19, 1991 son of Gary and Vickie Gilbert plans to major in engineering.