Rice closed out the home schedule with a 36-14 win
Owls deep snapper who wrapped up his career by earning second-team, All-American honors from Phil Steele.
Handled deep snaps on punts as a senior... Earned All C-USA honors from league coaches and named to Phil Steele's All America second team... Credited with a pair of tackles on punt coverage and recovered a fumble at UTSA to set up a touchdown for the Owls.
Expanded his role as the Owls' deep snapper by moving to defensive end and seeing extensive playing time before missing most of last two regular season games with an injury... Played in the first 11 before being injured early vs. SMU and missing UTEP... Credited with two tackles (tied for team lead) on punts and added eight tackles in action at defensive end... Credited with a career-best three tackles vs. Houston.... Shared his first tackle for loss vs. Tulsa... Was not credited with a breakup but forced an interception vs. Southern Miss by disrupting a shovel pass.
Saw action in all 12 games, both as the deep snapper on punts and at tight end... Had a pair of special teams tackles and recovered a fumbled punt vs. SMU in the season finale.
Caught his first career touchdown pass, a 12-yarder from Nick Fanuzzi at UTEP... Caught a season-best three passes for 35 yards vs. SMU...Made his debut against Northwestern and caught a pair of passes for 20 yards... Member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Lake Travis High School
Class 4A 1st Team All-State Defensive End by Texas Sports Writers Association while playing for coach Chad Morris (current Clemson OC) ... played on three consecutive state 4A Division I champions, and served as a team captain as a senior ... Lake Travis was 46-0 in his three seasons and finished 2009 ranked second in the nation by Rivals.com ... one of two Cavaliers to sign with the Owls (Andy Erickson) ... named the Defensive MVP in the state title game ... also lettered in basketball ... Academic All-District 25-4A ... served as a leader in DECA and was co-leader of Lake Travis' Teen Impact program, promoting healthy lifestyles and relationships to teens.
Full Name: Trevor Gayle Gillette.. Born: May 28, 1992 at Dallas. .... Parents: Rob and Debbie Gillette, Austin... (two sisters, one brother). ...Rice major: Political Science.