Gilbert Pena
Gilbert Pena

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yonkers, N.Y.

High School:
Saunders

Last College:
ASA College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 317

Position:
DT

Experience:
1L


05/08/2013

Ole Miss Football Spring Review

Rebels Gear Up For 2013 Fall Season

04/27/2013

Five Rebels Sign With NFL Teams

More Rebels Could Sign In The Coming Days

01/17/2013

Pena Competing In All-Star Game

Raycom College Football All-Star Classic Set For Saturday in Montgomery

11/24/2012

Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State Postgame Quotes

11/20/2012

Important Fan Info For Egg Bowl Weekend

Grove Opens For Tailgating Friday At Noon

Participated in the inaugural Raycom College Football All-Star Classic following his senior season ... 2012: Played in every game with six starts at nose tackle ... 7th on team with 6.5 TFLs ... Also posted 34 total tackles and 2.0 sacks ... Helped Ole Miss lead all SEC teams and rank fourth in the nation in TFLs (7.9/game) and rank second in the SEC and 11th nationally in sacks (2.9/game) ... Earned second letter ... vs. UTEP (9/8): Recorded three tackles (one solo) with 2.0 TFLs and his first career sack ... vs. #12 Texas (9/15): Made first career start and recorded a tackle ... at Tulane (9/22): Posted two stops (one solo) ... at #1 Alabama (9/29): Tallied two assisted tackles ... vs. Texas A&M (10/6): Assisted on a pair of tackles ... vs. Auburn (10/13): Made two tackles, including a sack ... at Arkansas (10/27): Posted two stops ... at #6 Georgia (11/3): Made six tackles (two solo) in a start ... vs. Vanderbilt (11/10): Made two assisted tackles in a start ... at #7 LSU (11/17): Posted two tackles (one solo) including 1.5 TFLs for four yards ... vs. #24 Mississippi State (11/24): Tied his career high with six tackles (three solo), including a TFL, in start ... BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pitt (1/5): Had a career-high four solo tackles, including 1.0 TFL, and two QB hurries in start ... 2011: Played in 10 games ... Posted 11 total tackles, including 1.0 TFL ... Earned first letter ... vs. BYU (9/3): Saw his first action as a Rebel ... at Vanderbilt (9/17): Posted three tackles (one solo) ... vs. Louisiana Tech (11/12): Made one solo tackle ... vs. LSU (11/19): Posted three tackles (one solo) ... at Mississippi State (11/26): Recorded a career-high four tackles (two solo), including 1.0 TFL ... Spring 2011: Transferred to Ole Miss in January and joined the team for spring drills ... Tallied two tackles in the Grove Bowl ... JUNIOR COLLEGE: Earned first team All-Northeast Conference honors after posting 41 tackles, 17.0 TFLs and 5.0 QB sacks for ASA in 2010 ... Helped lead ASA to a 7-3 record last season and the Northeast Conference Championship game ... Coached in junior college by Dennis Orlando ... HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Saunders High School in Yonkers, N.Y. ... Participated in the New York/New Jersey High School All-Star Game ... PERSONAL: Son of Susan Cruz and Johny Pena ... Born: Nov. 15, 1986 ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.

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