Selected in the seventh round (227th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft, Gilkey appeared in 37 games with 34 starts at Chadron State College (2009-12), where he served as the Eagles’ left tackle. He received first team All-America honors from d2football.com and was one of only three Division II players invited to the 2013 Senior Bowl.
Born July 7, 1990, the 6-6, 320-pound Gilkey is a native of native of Sandwich, Illinois and attended Sandwich High School as a freshman and sophomore before transferring to Aurora Christian High School for his final two years of high school.
Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey delivers anti-bullying messages to local schools in his time away from the football field.
Garrett Gilkey has overcome a lot to achieve his dream of making it to the National Football League.
Cleveland Browns offensive linemen Oniel Cousins and Garrett Gilkey have made the transition to guard and drawn positive reviews from Coach Rob Chudzinski and quarterback Brandon Weeden.
Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey has embraced the opportunity to compete for first-team repetitions because of injuries to Shawn Lauvao and Jason Pinkston.
Cleveland Browns rookies Barkevious Mingo and Garrett Gilkey impressed their coaches and teammates during the team's 27-19 preseason-opening win over the St. Louis Rams.