Signing class is comprised of nine high school seniors and one junior college transfer.
Redbird Football Fall Camp practice #3
2013: Saw action in two games as a reserve offensive lineman.
Springfield HS: Three-year varsity starter for head coach Mike Taylor ... started all 10 games at left tackle as a senior for the Senators in 2011 ... named a Central State 8 First-Team All-Conference selection ... CS8 Academic All-Conference pick ... IHSFCA All-State Academic Team selection ... helped lead team to the IHSA Class 6A playoffs for the fourth year in a row (first time in school history that had been accomplished) ... as a junior in 2010, started 12 games at left tackle and helped team to a 9-3 record and the IHSA Class 5A state quarterfinals ... CS8 Academic All-Conference pick ... started 10 games at center as a sophomore and was a CS8 Second-Team All-Conference selection ... played one game at center on the varsity squad as a freshman.
Personal: Born July 23, 1994, in Springfield, Ill. ... son of David and Amy Gelber ... has two siblings, Ross and Alex ... member of the National Honor Society ... plans to major in social sciences education.