Updated: May 28, 2014
2013-14: Played in all 13 games … Was in on 113 plays, 106 coming on special teams and seven more on offense … Saw time on special teams in the season opener against Alabama … Was in on offense and special teams against Western Carolina and at East Carolina … Saw action on eight special teams plays in the triple overtime win over Marshall … Was in on special teams at Georgia Tech … Saw action at fullback and on special teams in the win over North Carolina … Logged 10 special teams plays in the win over Pittsburgh … Saw action on special teams against Duke … Was in on 13 special teams plays at Boston College … Saw action on special teams at Miami and against Maryland … Was in on six special teams plays in the win at Virginia … Was on the field for 14 special teams plays in the Sun Bowl.
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.