11/08/2017 10:58 AM -

JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks announced today that Wide Receiver Chris Gilchrist signed with the Jacksonville Sharks for his first year of arena football and first with the Sharks.

Gilchrist (6’5”, 200) finished his college career at West Texas A&M where in 2016, he recorded 326 yards and four touchdowns. During the 2013-14 seasons, Gilchrist played for the Mt. San Antonio College Mounties where he recorded 53 receptions for 800 yards and four touchdowns in his last season with the team. In 2012, he began playing college football as a redshirt at Florida Atlantic University.

Gilchrist is a native of Covina, CA and was a star receiver at Charter Oak High School, where he recorded 46 receptions for 868 yards and nine touchdowns, returned one kick-off for a touchdown, earned first team All-CIF Inland Division, co-MVP of the CIF, recorded 96 yard touchdown reception and ended his senior season with achieving Most Valuable Receiver.

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