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Overview

Chris Gilbert

Date of birth
Oct 16, 1946

Ht: 5'11" Wt: 176 lbs.

Birthplace
Houston, TX

Hometown
Spring Branch, TX

College
University of Texas at Austin

High school
Spring Branch Ed Center

Playing career
Consensus first team All - American in 1968 - First team All - Southwest Conference in 1966 / 1967 / 1968 - University of Texas M V P !966 /... View more

Trivia
  • First player in NCAA history to rush for over 1,000 yards in three varsity seasons 1966-68
  • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999 -
  • 2011 Awarded " Touchdowner of the Year " by Touchdown Club of Houston -
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Where are they now?
  • Resides in Houston, TX - Long term successful career in Real Estate Management - Serves on Board of Directors of the Houston Touchdown Club - Dec 1, 2011

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Chris Gilbert Texas Longhorns
Chris Gilbert Texas Longhorns
by Hearndon Mar 31, 2013
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Longhorn Chris Gilbert drives through the Aggie defense 1966
Longhorn Chris Gilbert drives through the Aggie defense 1966
by Hearndon Aug 12, 2012
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Updated athletic career information for Chris Gilbert
Edited the career summary for Chris Gilbert.
  • Added player career summary for Texas Longhorns Football:
    "Consensus first team All - American in 1968 - First team All - Southwest Conference in 1966 / 1967 / 1968 - University of Texas M V P !966 / 1967 / 1968 - Led UT in rushing from 1966 > 1968 and in scoring 1967 and 1968 - First collegiate running back to gain 1000 - plus yards... " View more
by F2HBANSHEE Dec 02, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Chris Gilbert
Edited the personal notes for Chris Gilbert.
  • Added trivia: "Inducted into the Texas Athletics Hall of Honor in 1978 -"
by F2HBANSHEE Dec 02, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Chris Gilbert
Edited the personal notes for Chris Gilbert.
  • Added trivia: "2011 Awarded " Touchdowner of the Year " by Touchdown Club of Houston -"
by F2HBANSHEE Dec 01, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Chris Gilbert
Edited the personal notes for Chris Gilbert.
  • Added where are they now: "Resides in Houston, TX - Long career in Real Estate Management - Serves on Board of Directors of the Houston Touchdown Club -"
by F2HBANSHEE Dec 01, 2011
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CHRIS  GILBERT    TEXAS    1966 - 1968
CHRIS GILBERT TEXAS 1966 - 1968
by F2HBANSHEE Dec 01, 2011
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CHRIS GILBERT  TEXAS  1966 - 1968
CHRIS GILBERT TEXAS 1966 - 1968
by F2HBANSHEE Nov 16, 2011
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Kicker David Conway of of Texas v SMU_1966.jpg
Kicker David Conway of of Texas v SMU_1966.jpg
David Conway #31 kicks and Chris Gilbert #25 blocks for Texas.
by Rt 53 veer pass Nov 15, 2011
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English Set for Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute
Texas and the National Football Foundation will honor Doug English, a 2011 College Football Hall of Fame inductee on Saturday, October 29, during the Texas-Kansas game.
University-of-Texas-at-Austin Athletics Department, Oct 25, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Chris Gilbert
Edited the personal notes for Chris Gilbert.
  • Added trivia: "Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999 -"
by F2HBANSHEE Sep 20, 2011
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Coach Darrell Royal, Bill Bradley, Corby Robertson & Chris Gilbert of Texas_1968.jpg
Coach Darrell Royal, Bill Bradley, Corby Robertson & Chris Gilbert of Texas_1968.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Aug 21, 2011
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Texas_1968 pre-season 2 deep analysis_Offensive Backs.jpg
1968 preseason publication comparing the '68 and '63 Texas units
by Rt 53 veer pass Aug 06, 2011
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Longhorns in the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame
University-of-Texas-at-Austin Athletics Department, Jun 13, 2011
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RB Chris Gilbert of Texas in 1967.jpg
RB Chris Gilbert of Texas in 1967.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Jun 21, 2011
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Texas assistant Emory Bellard tinkered with his new offense the entire summer of 1968. Coach Darrell Royal scheduled three-a-days (!) to install it. And on the first snap in the opener against Houston, quarterback Bill Bradley handed off to Steve Worster...
by RAB88 Jul 03, 2010
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