Ulysees Gilbert III

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Ulysees Gilbert III
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Ulysees Gilbert III
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$1.5 million
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Ulysses Gilbert III is a professional American football player currently playing as a linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (NFL). Gilbert was born on August 9, 1997, in Ocala, Florida. He attended Trinity Catholic High School, where he played football as a linebacker and running back. Gilbert was a standout player in high school, earning all-state honors in both his junior and senior seasons.

Gilbert's net worth as of the latest updates is at around $1.5 million with career earnings of $2.6 million. He is married to Kaekure Gilbert at present. However, their marriage date remains unknown.

Net Worth, Salary, Career Earnings, and Contracts

Ulysees Gilbert III's net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million. This net worth includes his earnings from his football career as well as any other sources of income.

Gilbert's first professional contract was with the Pittsburgh Steelers, with whom he signed a four-year contract worth $2.7 million in 2019. The contract included a signing bonus of $159,644 and an average annual salary of $680,527. Gilbert played in 7 games for the Steelers during his rookie season, recording 6 tackles.

In March 2021, Gilbert was traded to the Dallas Cowboys for a conditional 7th-round draft pick. However, he was later waived by the Cowboys in August of that same year. He was then picked up by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in September 2021, signing a one-year deal worth $920,000.

UlyseesUlysees Gilbert of Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks on during the NFL match between Seattle Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, November 2022 SOURCE: Instagram@Roland Krivec

Gilbert's current contract with the Buccaneers includes a base salary of $920,000, a signing bonus of $137,647, and a cap hit of $764,706. This is a significant increase from his previous contract with the Steelers, which had an average annual salary of $680,527.

Gilbert's career earnings are approximately $2.3 million. This figure includes all of his earnings from his professional football career so far, including his signing bonus, base salaries, and any other incentives or bonuses he may have received.

Ulysees Gilbert III has had a solid start to his professional football career, with a net worth of $1.5 million and career earnings of $2.3 million. His current contract with the Buccaneers, worth $920,000, is a reflection of his potential and his ability to contribute to the team. It will be interesting to see how Gilbert's career progresses in the coming years and what other contracts he may sign in the future.

Relationship Status and Dating History

Ulysees is currently married to Kaekure Gilbert. However, there are no further information regarding the date of their marriage, when they started dating, and how they met. Moreover, they have a son whose name remains anonymous.

UlyseesUlysees Gilbert III with his wife, Kae Kure SOURCE: instagram.com

Regarding Gilbert's dating history, he hasn't made any of the information public, so it's safe to say he is secretive in the matter of his romantic and personal life.

NFL Career Statistics 

During his college football career at the University of Akron, Gilbert played in 45 games over four seasons, recording a total of 357 tackles, 9 sacks, and 8 forced fumbles. He was named to the All-MAC Third Team in 2017 and the All-MAC Second Team in 2018.

Gilbert was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. In his rookie season, he played in seven games and recorded six tackles. He also played on special teams, making two tackles.

In 2020, Gilbert played in just one game due to a back injury that landed him on injured reserve. He did not record any statistics in that game.

UlyseesUlysees Gilbert III of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on during pregame before a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, October 2021 SOURCE: Twitter@Patrick McDermott

In 2021, Gilbert was traded to the Dallas Cowboys and later signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played in nine games for the Buccaneers, recording 15 tackles, one sack, and one pass defense. He also played on special teams, making one tackle.

According to Pro Football Reference, Gilbert has played in a total of 17 NFL games, recording 21 tackles, one sack, and one pass defense. He has also made three tackles on special teams.

However, Gilbert has shown potential as a linebacker, particularly in his ability to rush the passer. In college, he recorded 9 sacks over his four-year career, which is a solid number for a linebacker.

Early Life, Family, and Education 

Ulysees Gilbert III was born on August 9, 1997, in Ocala, Florida to his parents, Beverly Gilbert and Ulysees Gilbert II. He has a younger brother, Uriah Gilbert who is a sport management major. Gilbert III attended Trinity Catholic High School in Ocala, where he played football and basketball.

He was a standout on the football team, playing both linebacker and running back. He was named to the All-County First Team and All-State Second Team as a senior, after recording 90 tackles and 13 sacks.

AkronAkron Zips linebacker Ulysees Gilbert III on the field prior to the college football rivalry game between the Akron Zips and Kent State Golden Flashes at Dix Stadium in Kent, October 2018 SOURCE: Pinterest

After graduating from high school, Gilbert went on to attend the University of Akron in Ohio. He continued to play football for the Akron Zips, and made an immediate impact as a freshman. He played in all 12 games that season, recording 57 tackles, 3 sacks, and 2 forced fumbles.

Gilbert continued to excel over the next three years at Akron, becoming one of the top linebackers in the Mid-American Conference (MAC). He was named to the All-MAC Third Team in 2017 and the All-MAC Second Team in 2018.

Off the field, Gilbert was just as dedicated to his studies as he was to football. He graduated from Akron with a degree in criminal justice in 2019.


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