Marcus Gilbert Bio, Age, Education, Wife, Kids, National Football League, Net Worth

Marcus Gilbert

Marcus Gilbert Biography

Marcus Gilbert is a former American football offensive tackle who played in the National Football League for 10 seasons. He played college football for the University of Florida, and was a member of a BCS National Championship team. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft and played for the Steelers for eight seasons. Gilbert was also a member of the Arizona Cardinals for two seasons.

Marcus Gilbert Age

Marcus Gilbert was born on 15th February,1988, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Marcus Gilbert Height

Marcus stand at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

Marcus Gilbert Education

Marcus attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, and was a standout lineman for the St. Thomas Aquinas Raiders high school football team and later joined the University of Florida.

Marcus Gilbert Nationality

Marcus is an American Nationality.

Marcus Gilbert Parents

Marcus was born to Jeffrey Gilbert(father) and Katrina Gilbert(mother).

Marcus Gilbert Siblings

Gilbert has three siblings namely; Jennifer Gilbert, David Walker and Jasmine Gilbert.

Marcus Gilbert Wife

Marcus got engaged to model, Tyrie Rudolph, in 2018, and they welcomed a son named Maverick. On 22nd February, 2021, Gilbert married political commentator, congressional candidate and former Miss Ohio, Madison Gesiotto.

Marcus Gilbert Children

Gilbert and his wife Madison Gesiott have a son, namely; Maverick.

Marcus Gilbert National Football League

Gilbert re-signed with the Cardinals on 30th March, 2020. He was placed on the active/non-football illness list at the start of training camp on August 2, 2020. Two days later, Gilbert announced he would opt-out of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He announced his retirement following the season on April 26, 2021.

Marcus was the ninth offensive tackle selected in the 2011 NFL Draft, where being chosen by the Pittsburgh Steelers reunited him with his former Florida teammate Maurkice Pouncey. He was the first offensive tackle drafted from Florida since the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Max Starks in 2004. On 19th July, 2011, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed Gilbert to a four-year, $3.22 million contract with a signing bonus of $847,208.

Gilbert competed with veterans Max Starks, Chris Scott and rookies Mike Adams and Kelvin Beachum for a starting tackle position. He defeated Scott, Beachum, and Adams to win the starting right tackle job to begin the regular season. On 11th October, 2012, Gilbert went down clutching his knee and was carted off the field during the second quarter of a 26–23 loss to the Tennessee Titans. On 26th November, 2012, Gilbert was placed on injured reserve with torn tendons in his ankle that he suffered during Week 5 against the Titans. His season was held to five starts due to this injury.

Marcus signed a five-year, $30.81 million contract extension with the Steelers with a $7.65 million signing bonus. On 20th October, 2014, Gilbert suffered a concussion and left during the second quarter of 30–23 victory over the Houston Texans on Monday Night Football. He was ruled out for the next game against the Indianapolis Colts. He was limited to 12 starts in 2014 after he missed Weeks 13, 14, and 15 after suffering an ankle injury during practice and was replaced by Mike Adams for those three games. He finished the season ranking tenth among right tackles with a grade of 94.7 in pass blocking efficiency by Pro Football Focus and 20th among all qualifying offensive tackles and only allowed six sacks, four hits, and 19 hurries in 440 pass blocking snaps.

Marcus agreed to restructure $3.19 million of his 2016 salary into a bonus in order to clear $2.39 million in cap space On 15th August, 2016.. He started the first four games of the season and injured his ankle during a Week 4 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. He missed the next three games but was able to return in time for Week 7 contest against the New England Patriots. Gilbert started 13 games and finished the season ranked the 13th best offensive tackle by Pro Football Focus with an overall grade of 87.1.

Gilbert suffered a hamstring injury during a 26–9 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on On 17th September, 2017, . He missed Weeks 3-5 due to the injury and led to Chris Hubbard starting at right tackle in his absence. He returned on 15th October, 2017, but left the game after reinjuring his hamstring during a 19–13 win against the Kansas City Chiefs. Gilbert missed the next two games after suffering the setback. On 20th November, 2017, Gilbert was suspended for four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substance.

Marcus Gilbert Salary

Marcus Gilbert signed a 1 year, $1,050,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including $150,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,050,000.

Marcus Gilbert Net Worth

Marcus net worth is estimated to be USD 35 million.

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