Xach Gill , DL, Temple
- Ht: 6’5”
- Wt: 300 lbs.
Wake Forest, NC
- Born: January 14, 1999
Scouting Report: Big body with 35” arms and 84 ¼” wingspan…versatile…can play multiple positions along the defensive line..has frame to bulk up and play 0-tech (Nose Tackle) or natural position at 3-tech (Defensive Tackle)…effective against the run…team leader and hard worker.
2022 Temple (Redshirt Senior): Provided depth on the defensive line … voted by teammates as one of five captains (Adam Klein, Jordan Magee, David Martin-Robinson, and Darian Varner) … made first career start at Navy while also recording his career high in tackles with 4 … earned a single digit in time for the final game of the season vs. ECU (changed from #91 to #8 … played in all 12 games on the season and finished with 24 tackles … lettered.
2021 Temple (Redshirt Junior): Joined the team in the winter via the transfer portal … suffered an injury in the spring and missed the entire season … American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
2020 North Carolina (Redshirt Junior): Played in all 11 games in a reserve role and collected four tackles.
2019 North Carolina (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared in all 13 games, including one start (at Wake Forest) … had 10 total tackles, one sack and one tackle for loss … also blocked an extra point against Miami … registered a sack at Virginia Tech … had a season-high four tackles versus Mercer.
2018 North Carolina (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in two games (Western Carolina and Georgia Tech) … posted three tackles, a sack, 1.5 TFL, a pressure and a PBU vs. WCU.
2017 North Carolina (Freshman): Was a mid-year enrollee at UNC in January … redshirted.
High School: A four-year starter at defensive tackle for head coach Reggie Lucas at Wake Forest High … posted 84 tackles, 34 for loss and 18 sacks, as a senior … recorded five tackles, including two for loss and one sack in a 29-0 win over Greensboro Page to claim the NCHSAA 4AA football state championship … selected to play in the Shrine Bowl but could not play because his team was in the state finals … named first-team All-State by The AP … rated a top 30 defensive tackle in the nation – #15 by 24/7 Sports, #17 by Rivals, and #29 by ESPN.
Personal: Born Wynsten Xachary Gill … parents are Angela and Glen Gill … earned degree in December 2020.