2018: Reserve linebacker ... missed the contact portion of spring practice while recovering from shoulder surgery performed on February 8, 2018 ... has played in three career games ... has played nine snaps ... in May, 2018, joined 10 teammates on a mission trip to Guatemala for a Habitat for Humanity initiative ... from June 22-July 16, 2017, participated in the Rubenstein-Bing Student-Athlete Civic Engagement Program, a collaborative service initiative between Duke and Stanford, and spent three weeks in Vietnam teaching academics, sports and life skills to middle school children.
2017 Game-by-Game Statistics
2017: Played in two games ... saw action against N.C. Central and Northern Illinois ... on the field for seven snaps.
2016: Played in one game ... saw action against N.C. Central ... on the field for two snaps.
2015: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterwinner at Western Guilford High School under head coach Chris Causey ... three-year captain of both the football and lacrosse programs ... after senior season, represented North Carolina in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas All-Star Game ... booked 125 tackles, 9.0 TFL, eight caused fumbles, one INT and one fumble recovery during senior year ... as a junior, contributed 105 tackles, 16.0 TFL, three INTs and three caused fumbles ... finalist for the National Football Foundation's National High School Scholar-Athlete Award.
PERSONAL: Born July 12, 1996 ... majoring mechanical engineering while pursuing a certificate in innovation and entrepreneurship ... son of Jackie and Kurt Gehsmann.