Tech's Gilbert might have to transfer

Gilbert, a 6-foot-4, 280-pound native of Cartersville, is on pace to graduate with a degree in management this summer and has yet to be accepted into a graduate school at Tech. Should he not gain admission to graduate school at Tech, he would have to transfer to preserve his two years of eligibility.

Should Gilbert leave, Tech will start the season without three starters on the offensive line from the 2009 championship team after the graduations of Brad Sellers and Cord Howard.

Gilbert was Tech's first commitment in the 2007 class and was instrumental in recruiting other players.

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