25 Gerold Bright
Gerold  Bright

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pensacola, Fla.

High School:
Escambia

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190

Position:
WR

Experience:
1L


UTAH STATE: A converted quarterback with a lot of athleticism... Can make plays in the running game, as well as at receiver... Has really good hands and made tremendous progress during spring drills.

2016 (RS-FR): Played in nine games and finished the season with 326 all-purpose yards to rank seventh on the team… Carried the ball 11 times for 87 yards and one touchdown, had five receptions for 56 yards, and returned nine kickoffs for 183 yards… Scored his only touchdown during the year on a 41-yard run at Colorado State (10/8) as he had two carries for 40 yards in the game… Had a season-high three carries for 32 yards at Nevada (11/19) and added three carries for 10 yards against Arkansas State (9/16)… Had a season-high three receptions for 43 yards, to go along with one kickoff return for 23 yards, at Nevada as he had finished the game with a season-high 98 all-purpose yards… Added two receptions for 13 yards against New Mexico (11/12)… Returned a season-best four kickoffs for a season-high 69 yards against San Diego State (10/28), and had two kickoff returns for 42 yards at Wyoming (11/5)… Added a season-long 29-yard kickoff return at CSU… Had two special teams tackles during the season with one stop each against both Arkansas State (9/16) and Air Force (9/24), and recovered a fumble on a punt return at Boise State (10/1).

2015 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Florida Class 6A first-team all-state honors at running back as a prep senior at Escambia High School in Pensacola, Fla., as he helped lead the Gators to a 9-2 record and a District 1 Championship with a 5-0 mark... Rushed for 1,520 yards on 164 carries (9.3 ypc/138.2 ypg) with 21 touchdowns and completed 51-of-80 passes (.638) for 719 yards (14.1 ypc/65.4 ypg) with eight touchdowns and three interceptions... Had eight 100-yard rushing games, including a career-best 311 yards on 30 carries with four touchdowns against Milton HS... Earned Florida Class 6A third-team all-state Elite Team honors as an athlete as a junior in 2013 as he rushed for 1,538 yards on 167 carries (9.2 ypc/153.8 ypg) with 18 touchdowns, completed 5-of-17 passes for 104 yards, and caught nine passes for 181 yards (20.1 ypc)... Posted nine 100-yard rushing games as a junior, which included two 200-yard games, as he gained a season-best 209 yards on just nine carries with three touchdowns against Rutherford HS... Had a career-long run of 92 yards against Rutherford HS... Rushed for 347 yards on 77 carries (4.51 ypc/34.7 ypg) with one touchdown and caught six passes for 70 yards (11.7 ypr) with one touchdown as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: One of four children of Timothy Bright and Chandra Gorham... Majoring in family, consumer and human development.

RUSHING G/GS Rush Yds. Avg. TD LG
2016 (R-Fr.) 9/0 11 87 7.9 1 41

RECIEVING G/GS Rec. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2016 (R-Fr.) 9/0 5 56 11.2 0 18


KICKOFF RETURNS Ret. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2016 (R-Fr.) 9 183 20.0 0 29
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