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Defensive tackle Gerald Wilbon blossomed as a senior, with 49 tackles, 4.5 sacks and 5.5 tackles for loss. (Amos Morale III/NOLA.com)

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They said it Class of 2016: Destrehan High School defensive tackle Gerald Wilbon

Posted April 7th, 2016

Gerald Wilbon is a big dude. At one point, he was banned from playing football by the St. Charles Parish recreation department because he was too big. But that size and his talent of playing football has led him to the University of Texas.

The 6-foot-2-inch, 327 pound defensive tackle joins a Texas recruiting class loaded with defensive tackles, but here is what people are saying about Wilbon:

 

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