Addison Gillam

225 lbs

Addison Gillam


A key component of a rebuilding Colorado Buffaloes defense, Gillam (6-3, 225) distinguished himself in 2013 by being earning multiple freshman All-American honors after being the first freshman (true freshman, in fact) to ever lead the Buffaloes in tackles. When the dust had settled, Gillam would earn honorable mention All-Pac-12 accolades and become a lynchpin for the work being done to resurrect Colorado’s defense for 2014.

High School

Gillam was named a PrepStar All-Far West selection at linebacker his senior year at Foothill High School in Palo Cedro, Calif. In his final high school season, he recorded 74 tackles, eight for loss, and got two quarterback sacks and two interceptions. He was also a member of Foothill’s basketball team and was a sprinter on the track and field team, runnin...