NFL Draft Steelers Sign Ulysees Gilbert Published 2 weeks ago on May 9, 2019 By Donnie Druin 11shares Share Tweet Flipboard Reddit Comment EmailThe Pittsburgh Steelers have announced a four-year deal for sixth-round pick Ulysees Gilbert. Gilbert spent his college days in Akron as a linebacker, racking up 357 total tackles in four seasons. Gilbert also tallied 8.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 3 forced fumbles and 3 fumbles recovered as well. Steelers linebacker coach Jerry Olsavsky had high remakes for Gilbert, a player he believes can play sideline to sideline and can be used almost anywhere, especially on special teams. Mention Steelers Now and save $10! “In today’s game a lot of inside linebackers have to be special teamers. That is their first job. They are going to make the team on special teams” Olsavsky told Steelers.com. “If you like to run around and hit people, you know you’re good for us.” Gilbert was the of three 6th round picks to sign with the Steelers, leaving only two players from the 2019 draft class unsigned: Devin Bush and Justin Layne. 11shares Share Tweet Flipboard Reddit Comment Email Related Topics:2019 NFL DraftfeaturedPittsburgh SteelersrookieUlysees Gilbert Up Next Steelers Cut Kicker McCrane, Ex-AAF DB Tocho Don't Miss Steelers Sign 7th Round Pick, OT Derwin Gray Donnie Druin Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Steelers Made Waiver Claim on Former NYJ, Clemson TE Jordan Leggett Haden, Nelson Have Steelers Hunting for Takeaways Report: Cleveland to Host 2021 NFL Draft Donte Moncrief Big Part of ‘New Guys’ Vying for Ben Roethlisberger’s Targets Cam Heyward: Steelers Drama Caused By ‘The Few, Not The Many’ Ben Roethlisberger Focused on Leadership in Wake of Antonio Brown Flap Click to comment Leave a Reply This comment form is under antispam protection This comment form is under antispam protection Subscribe Notify of new follow-up comments new replies to my comments Steelers Now in Your Mailbox! Enter your email address to subscribe and get notifications of new posts in your mailbox. Email Address Subscribe Latest Popular Videos Steelers News & Transactions4 hours ago Steelers Made Waiver Claim on Former NYJ, Clemson TE Jordan Leggett Steelers6 hours ago Haden, Nelson Have Steelers Hunting for Takeaways NFL18 hours ago Report: Cleveland to Host 2021 NFL Draft Steelers19 hours ago Donte Moncrief Big Part of ‘New Guys’ Vying for Ben Roethlisberger’s Targets Steelers21 hours ago Cam Heyward: Steelers Drama Caused By ‘The Few, Not The Many’ Steelers Interviews5 days ago Exclusive with Former Steelers Safety, DB Coach Carnell Lake Analysis6 days ago Gauging the Steelers Confidence in Chris Boswell Steelers2 days ago Exclusive with Steelers LB Tuzar Skipper Steelers21 hours ago Cam Heyward: Steelers Drama Caused By ‘The Few, Not The Many’ Steelers5 days ago Steelers Rookie Zach Gentry Trying to Work His Way into Pro Role Steelers Talk1 week ago Mic Drop: Devin Bush Face of Next Steelers Era Mike Tomlin Press Conference2 weeks ago Steelers HC Mike Tomlin 5/11/19 Steelers2 weeks ago Sights and Sounds from Steelers Rookie Minicamp, Day 2 Steelers2 weeks ago Sights and Sounds from Steelers Rookie Minicamp, Day 1 NFL Draft3 weeks ago Mic Drop: NFL Draft Recap Show Like us on Facebook! Like us on Facebook!