Marietta tight end Arik Gilbert lines up wide at times, caught 88 passes for 1,210 yards and 14 touchdowns for a team that finished 5-6 against one of the state’s tougher schedules. He set single-game school records for catches (15), yards (294) and touchdowns (five). Gilbert, a five-star recruit, is the No. 1 tight end and No. 11 player nationally and the No. 2 player in Georgia. Here, Gilbert is under rapid fire questions. Video by Tyson Horne, Christina R. Matacotta and Ryon Horne

Arik Gilbert, Marietta

ARIK GILBERT, MARIETTA
Position: Tight end
Height, weight: 6-5, 253
Class: Senior
College choices: Georgia, Alabama, Clemson and Tennessee are his reported leaders out of 26 scholarship offers.

Marietta tight end Arik Gilbert - a 2019 AJC Super 11 selection - set the schools' records for catches, yards and touchdowns.
Photo: Christina R. Matacotta/AJC

2018 season wrap-up: Gilbert, a tight end who lines up wide at times, caught 88 passes for 1,210 yards and 14 touchdowns for a team that finished 5-6 against one of the state’s tougher schedules. He set single-game school records for catches (15), yards (294) and touchdowns (five). Gilbert, a five-star recruit, is the No. 1 tight end and No. 11 player nationally and the No. 2 player in Georgia.
School’s first Super 11 since: Ramel Keyton in 2018.

» 2019 Super 11: Sergio AllenWill AndersonHarrison BaileyTank BigsbyZe’Vian Capers | Arik GilbertKobe HudsonBroderick JonesMyles MurphyTate RatledgePaul Tchio

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