Date of Birth: 11/06/1988
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 200 lbs
Pro Experience: 6 Years
College: University of Massachusetts
Birthplace: Mansfield, MA
Professional: 2018: Signed with the Jacksonville Sharks. 2017: Signed with the Cleveland Gladiators. He played in 5 games, started in 4 catching 18 passes for 200 yards and scoring 1 touchdown. 2016: Signed with the Portland Steel. He caught 132 passes for 1,303 yards and scored 14 touchdowns. 2014: Signed with the Los Angeles Kiss of the American Arena League. He recorded 53 recpetions for 549 yards and 7 touchdowns. 2013: Signed with the Cleveland Gladiators. He recorded 3 recpetions for 42 yards and 1 touchdown in 5 games of the the regular season. He recorded 3 recpetions for 25 yeards and a touchdown in the championsip game. He then played in the Arena Bowl XXVII. 2013: Made his debut with the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks. He as named Professional Indoor Football League Rookie of the Year after recording 93 receptions for 946 yards and 19 touchdowns during the regular season.
College: Gilson played for the UMass Minutemen from 2008 to 2011. He was redshirted in 2007. He won the team's Outstanding Offensive Scout Team Player award in 2008. Gilson caught 39 passes for 446 yards as a senior in 2011. He graduated from UMass with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology.
Personal: Gilson play high school football at Mansfield High School in Mansfield, Massachusetts. He lettered 2 years, each at quarterback and wide receiver. He led the team to the state championship in 2003 and 2004 with a 25-0 record as quarterback.