Selected by the St. Louis Rams in the sixth round (214th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft…Waived by the Rams on Aug. 30, 2014…Added to the Rams' practice squad on Sept. 1, 2014…Released from the Rams' practice squad on Oct. 28, 2014…Added to the New England Patriots' practice squad on Dec. 17, 2014…Signed by the Patriots on Feb. 5, 2015…Waived by the Patriots on June 11, 2015…Claimed via waivers by the Detroit Lions on June 12, 2015…Waived by the Lions on Aug. 31, 2015…Signed to the Oakland Raiders' practice squad on Aug. 8, 2015…Signed by the Raiders on Jan. 5, 2016…Waived by the Raiders on May 24, 2016…Added to the Raiders' practice squad on Jan. 3, 2017…Released from the Raiders' practice squad on Jan. 16, 2017…Signed by the Carolina Panthers on March 24, 2017…Waived by the Panthers on Sept. 2, 2017…Added to the Panthers' practice squad on Sept. 3, 2017…Elevated to the Panthers' active roster on Oct. 16, 2017…Waived by the Panthers on Sept. 1, 2018…Signed by the Panthers on Dec. 26, 2018…Waived by the Panthers on Dec. 31, 2018…Signed by the Cleveland Browns on April 5, 2019.
- Appeared in a career-high five games in 2019.
- Member of the former Alliance of American Football, leading the league with 157 completions for a league-best 2,152 yards as an Orlando Apollo in 2019.
- Made NFL debut at New Orleans on Dec. 30, 2018 and completed 2 of 3 passes for 40 yards.
- Spent time on the practice squads in Carolina (2017), Oakland (2015-16), St. Louis (2014-15) and New England (2014-15).
- Finished college career at Southern Methodist after transferring from Texas, following graduation, with two seasons of eligibility remaining. Combined to play in 47 games with 37 starts and pass for 9,761 yards and 49 touchdowns. Rushed for 1,013 yards and 20 touchdowns on 295 carries. Started 23 games at SMU and 14 games at Texas.
Garrett Gilbert Postgame Press Conference vs. Colts
Quarterback Garrett Gilbert addressed the media immediately following the Cleveland Browns' 21-18 win over the Indianapolis Colts. Garrett discusses starting, his chemistry with DJ Montgomery and his drive to get better with every opportunity.