#18 Chris Gilson
Running Back

Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Hometown: Detroit Lakes, Minn
High School: Detroit Lakes H.S
Major: Health Administration


Personal: Letter winner in football, basketball and baseball...All-Section and All-Conference in baseball and football...son of Mike and Shelly...hobbies include Sports, hunting, fishing and cars

Why did you choose to come to Concordia? “For Academics and football ."


The GILSON File:

Nickname: Gilly

One word that best describes me: Effort

Favorite place to visit:  Alaska

Favorite food: Pheasant casarole

Favorite restaurant: Olive Garden

Favorite movies: Office Space

Favorite TV Show: Sports Center, South Park

Favorite musical groups: Lifehouse, ZZ Top and Jack Johnson

Favorite book: Ultimate Gift

Favorite holiday: Christmas

One thing I can't live without: Fishing Rod

What is the best gift you ever received: Fishing Trip to Canada

The three people I would most like to meet: Chuck Norris, Al Linder and John Lennon

Biggest inluence on my football career: Father

Greatest personal sports moment: 2 run homerun to win playoff game

If I were to play another sport it would be: Baseball

Favorite pro sports team: Twins

My dream job is: Owner of a pro team

The most unusal thing the average person would not know about me is: I can sing

Before each game I: Go over everything in my head

What is your greatest fear? Snakes

What was the first CD you ever owned? Good Charlotte

One thing I absolutely have to do before I turn 40: Own a Corvette

If I could be on any TV reality show it would be: American Idol

The best thing about Fargo-Moorhead is: The Location

This summer I: Played baseball and went fishing

Favorite part of game day or practice: throwing the football

Favorite cartoon character: Cartman, because he is hilarious

My favorite thing about Concordia Football is: the coaching staff

If I were president, the first thing I would do is: cuts on socialized spending