Gilbert played guard at the University of California in the mid-1930s.
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In 1935, the Golden Bears won their first nine games of the season by a combined score of 143-9. The only points they allowed were scored by UCLA (two) and USC (seven). In the final game of the season, however, they fell to Stanford, 13-0. Cal finished the season with a record of 9-1-0 and tied for first in the Pacific Coast Conference.
The following year, Cal finished the season with a record of 6-5-0 (4-3-0, 4th in PCC), but upset No. 13 USC, 13-7, in the eighth game of the year.
Gilbert played guard at California from 1935-1936.
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66 Years on the California Gridiron by S. Dan Brodie (Oakland: The Olympic Publishing Co., 1949)