MU Football BIO
28 Jose Gumbs

Preseason All-NEC Selection... Former NEC Defensive Player and Rookie of the Year... Two-time All-NEC selection... Physical player who can play safety or linebacker.

2010 (Senior): Started all 11 games at safety for Monmouth... Earned NEC First Taem All-NEC honors for the second consecutive season... Led the team with 76 tackles... Finished with nine pass breakups, which was fifth in the Northeast Conference... Had 12 tackles, including 10 solo stops against Maine (9/11)... Won NEC Defensive player of the Week on 10/16 after his 10 tackle-performance against Bryant (10/16)... Also had a fumble recovery and a blockde put against the Bulldogs... Earned NEC Special Teams Player of the Week on 10/23... Registered a fumble recovery and an ineterception in win over Saint Francis (10/23)... Had 11 tackles, including nine solo stops against CCSU (11/13).

2009 (Junior):
Started nine games at safety and outside linebacker for Monmouth... Earned NEC Defensive Player of the Year honors after leading the Hawks in tackles, despite missing two games due to injury... Recorded every possible defensive statistic except for a safety as a redshirt junior... Finished the season with a team-high 95 tackles, including 45 solo stops... Was second in the NEC in tackles per game with 10.6... Named NEC Defensive Player of the Week (10/12) after 10-tackle effort against Wagner (10/10)... Had first interception return for a touchdown against the Seahawks, along with a sack and a forced fumble... Recorded double-digit tackles in seven of nine games played in 2009... Had a career-high 17 tackles in win over St. Francis (11/7)... Blocked a kick against Robert Morris (11/21)... 95 tackles was the seventh most in school history.

2008 (Sophomore): Started 10 games for the Hawks at safety… Named NEC Defensive Rookie of the Year for the 2008 season… Led the team in 2008 with 60 tackles, 43 unassisted, five pass break-ups and one fumble recovery… Had a career-high of eight solo tackles against Rhode Island (8/30)… Had six solo tackles and a fumble recovery against Coastal Carolina (6/13)… Credited with eight tackles and a pass break up against Robert Morris (9/27)… Registered again eight unassisted tackles against Wagner (10/11).


2007 (Freshman): Did not see action as a true freshman.

High School: Played under coach Moose Curtis at the Hebron Academy... Helped lead the Lumberjack’s to a 7-2 record and a birth in the New England Bowl... Led the team in tackles as a senior with 110 stops... Two-time all-league selection as a sophomore and junior... Named All-New England... Team’s most valuable player as a senior... Led the team in tackles as a sophomore with 81.

Personal: Born on April 20, 1988... Son of Fernando and Mayra Gumbs... Major is undeclared.

Gumbs' Career Stats

YEARS G UT AT TT TFL-YRDS SK-YRDS FF/FR PD INT-YRDS
2008 10 43 17 60 4-14 0-0 0/1 5 0-0

2009

9

45

50

95

3-10

1-6

1/1

2

1-35

2010

11

53

 23

76

3-4

0-0

0/2

1

1-33

2010 11 47 28 75 5.5-20 0-0 4/0 9 2-21
TOTAL 41 188 118 306 15.5-48 1-6 5/4 17 4-89

 

Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 210
Year: 5th Year Senior
Hometown: Queens, N.Y.
High School: Hebron Academy
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