47 Bobby Gentry
47 Bobby Gentry
Height: 5-11
Weight: 200
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Kennedy HS '07
Position: LB
Experience: 2L*

2010: Listed as a backup at weak-side outside linebacker on EWU’s preseason depth chart. He had 15 tackles in four spring scrimmages.

2009: Named to the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team. Played in all 12 games as a reserve linebacker and special teams standout, and was the top tackler (57) among Eagles who did not start at least two games. He had 26 tackles in Eastern’s last three games after injuries decimated the linebacker corp. He had a career-high 12 versus Southern Utah (11/14/09) when he earned team defensive player of the week honors. He was also EWU’s special teams player of the week against Sacramento State (9/26/09).

2008: Named to the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team. Played in nine games and had six tackles with a fumble recovery. Five of his tackles came in Eastern’s final game of the season against Weber State (11/22/08) in the 33-26 upset victory. He helped Eastern finish an impressive 11th in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivison in rushing defense (93.5), as well as fifth in sacks (3.09 per game) and ninth nationally in tackles for loss (7.9 per game).

HS: Graduated from Kennedy HS in 2007. Was named by the Seattle Times as a “White Chip” selection as one of the top 100 prospects in the state of Washington. Earned first team All-Seamount League honors. Lettered four years in football, basketball and baseball. His Eagle teammate Domonic Shepperd (’08) also attended Kennedy.

Personal: Born 11/8/88 in Seattle. Will turn 22 the week between EWU’s games between Portland State and Southern Utah. Management major.


Year   GP     TT     Hi     S      TL-Yds FF-FR  PBU    I-Yds
2008   9      6      5      0      0-0    0-1    0      0-0
2009   12     57     12     1.5    4-12   1-0    1      0-0
Totals 21     63     12     1.5    4-12   1-1    1      0-0
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