Player Bio

Gabe Carimi
T #72
Height:
6-7
Weight:
316
College:
Wisconsin
Experience:
2
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 48 26
2014 ATL 16 7
2013 TB 14 3
2012 CHI 16 14
2011 CHI 2 2

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Started 2 games played in rookie season at RT before missing rest of the season due to knee injury... Made his first career start vs. ATL (9/11/11).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Entered the NFL as a first-round selection (29th overall) by Chicago in the 2011 NFL Draft... Signed a 4-year contract with the Bears (7/29/11). SIGNED through 2014

2011 SEASON: Started 2 contests at RT before missing rest of the season due to a knee injury... Inactive Games 3-9... Placed on Injured Reserve (11/19/11). GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 2-2
PRO CAREER: Started 2 games played in rookie season at RT before missing rest of the season due to knee injury... Made his first career start vs. ATL (9/11/11).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Entered the NFL as a first-round selection (29th overall) by Chicago in the 2011 NFL Draft... Signed a 4-year contract with the Bears (7/29/11). SIGNED through 2014

2011 SEASON: Started 2 contests at RT before missing rest of the season due to a knee injury... Inactive Games 3-9... Placed on Injured Reserve (11/19/11). GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 2-2

COLLEGE CAREER: Attended the University of Wisconsin (2006-10) where he was a four-year starter... Started all 49 games he played in at left tackle... Outland Trophy award winner as a senior... Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year as a senior... Two-time All-American... Two-time all-Big Ten... Four-time academic all-Big Ten... Started all 13 games as a senior captain at left tackle on the Big Ten champion Badgers... Part of offensive line that blocked for two 1,000-yard rushers in James White and John Clay (Montee Ball was four yards shy of 1,000 yards which would have made the Badgers running back trio the first in FBS history to all rush for 1,000 yards in a season)... Badgers tied Big Ten record with 48 rushing touchdowns in a season...  Helped QB Scott Tolzien finish with a Big Ten single-season record for completion percentage (72.9 percent)...  Two-time UW co-offensive player of the week as a senior... Wayne Souza Coaches Appreciation Award (offense)... Started all 13 games at left tackle as a junior on UW team that led Big Ten in scoring and total offense... First-team all-Big Ten by media and second-team all-Big Ten by coaches... Third-team All-American by NFL Draft Report and fourth-team All-American by Phil Steele...  Named to Lombardi Award watch list... Limited to 10 games as a sophomore due to injury, but started all 10 at left tackle... Honorable mention sophomore All-American by College Football News...  Knee injury against Ohio State (10/4) knocked him out for three games... Taking over for 2006 Outland Trophy winner Joe Thomas, started all 13 games at left tackle as a redshirt freshman... Freshman All-American second-team selection (Rivals.com, The Sporting News) and honorable mention All-American (College Football News)... First-team freshman all-Big Ten... Wisconsin's co-Rookie of the Year... Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL: Parade All-American at Monona Grove H.S. (Cottage Grove, Wis.)... PrepStar All-American... Capital Times and Wisconsin State Journal Player of the Year... First-team all-state in 2005 at both OL and DL... Earned four letters in football and track.

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