- High School/Other
- 5' 10"
- 209 lbs.
- Bishop O’Connell
- Vienna, Va.
Updated: January 28, 2015
2014-15: Played in five games … Logged 10 plays on offense and four on special teams … Was in on five offensive snaps, running the ball once for 15 yards in the opener against William & Mary … Saw action on four offensive snaps against Western Michigan … Was in on special teams at Pitt … Saw brief action on special teams against Miami and Boston College … Was in on offense and special teams in the win over Virginia.
2012-13: Played in six games, seeing action on six offensive snaps at tailback and 11 special teams plays … Played five offensive snaps against Austin Peay … Saw time on special teams at Pittsburgh … Was in on four special teams plays at Boston College … Contributed on special teams against Virginia … Appeared on special teams in the overtime win over Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl … Earned Super Iron Hokie honors during the off-season program … Switched to fullback in the spring.
2011-12: Honed his skills on the scout team … Worked at tailback … Had the top front squat among the tailbacks with a lift of 385 pounds during spring testing.
2010-11: Was added to the roster for second semester as a walk-on defensive back … Posted a 345-pound front squat during off-season strength and conditioning tests … Moved to fullback during spring practice … Had a 10-yard pass reception during the Maroon-White game.
High School: Played safety and running back for Coach Steve Trimble at Bishop O’Connell … Earned second-team all-conference honors at both positions … Also returned kicks, picking up honorable mention all-conference recognition.
Personal: Gregory Phillip Gadell … Born 3/16/92 in Vienna, VA … Son of Tom and Marty Gadell … Graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering … Pursuing a second degree in history.