Georgia Tech football's 2016 co-captain working to be great beyond his career at Tech
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The Yellow Jackets open the 2016 season with a win in Ireland against an ACC rival.
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The Ramblin Wreck won on a blocked field In arguably the wildest finish in Georgia Tech football history.
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2015 (Redshirt Junior): Played in 10 games, making 10 starts ... Finished with 38 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack, one fumble recovery and one blocked kick ... Started at defensive end vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3), did not record any stats ... Started at nose tackle vs. Tulane (Sept. 12), recording three tackles and one TFL ... Added three tackles at Notre Dame (Sept. 19) ... Did not play at Duke (Sept. 26) or vs. North Carolina (Oct. 3) ... Returned from injury to start at Clemson (Oct. 10), making two tackles and recovering a fumble ... Tallied three tackles in start vs. Pitt (Oct. 17) ... Made two tackles, one sack and blocked a field goal kick attempt that led to game-winning 78-yard touchdown return vs. Florida State (Oct. 24) ... Amassed career-high nine tackles at Virginia (Oct. 31) ... Added six tackles in season finale vs. Georgia (Nov. 28).
2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in all 14 games, making four starts ... Has 25 tackles, including 14 solo and 1.5 tackles for loss ... Broke up one pass and recovered a fumble ... Had two tackles in Orange Bowl win vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 31) ... Registered two tackles vs. Florida State in ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) ... Tallied two tackles at Georgia (Nov. 29) ... Had three tackles vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) ... Recorded three tackles at NC State (Nov. 8) ... Made first career start and tallied two solo tackles and PBU vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) ... Registered one solo tackle vs. Duke (Oct. 11) ... Notched one solo tackle vs. Miami (Oct. 4) ... Had two tackles, including half-tackle for loss, at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ... Made one solo tackle vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ... Registered two tackles at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... Made career-high four tackles, including one for loss of five yards, and forced fumble against Wofford (Aug. 30).
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in eight games ... Recorded six tackles including a half-tackle for loss ... Came off bench to record a tackle in each of first two games of college career ... Registered career-high three tackles, including two solo tackles and half-tackle for loss vs. Alabama A&M (Nov. 23).
2012 (True Freshman): Redshirted, did not play ... Named Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year.
High School: Central Carroll H.S. ... Played for head coach Grant Chestnut ... Was No. 26-rated defensive tackle in country during the summer ... Three-time all-region 6AAA pick ... Also earned all-region honors in basketball ... Played Georgia North-South All-Star game ... Rated with three stars by Rivals.com and Scout.com.
Personal: Full name is Patrick Ieshun Gamble ... Born Feb. 2, 1994 ... Son of Curtis and Charonda Person ... “(Tech) is a good combination of academics and athletics. I think a degree from Georgia Tech will carry a lot of weight,” Gamble said ... Has been playing football since age six ... Made Dean’s List in fall of 2012 ... Majoring in literature, media and communication.
Tackles: 11 at Georgia, Nov. 26, 2016
Solo Tackles: 5 vs. Kentucky, Dec. 31, 2016
Tackles for Loss: 2.5 at Pittsburgh, Oct. 8, 2016
Sacks: 2.0 vs. Kentucky, Dec. 31, 2016
Pass Breakups: 1, three times - last at Miami (Fla.), Nov. 21, 2015
Forced Fumbles: 1, four times - last vs. Kentucky, Dec. 31, 2016
Fumble Recoveries: 1 at Clemson, Oct. 10, 2015
Quarterback Hurries: 2 vs. Virginia, Nov. 19, 2016
Blocked Kicks: 1 vs. Florida State, Oct. 24, 2015 (field goal)