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Justin Gunn

Class: Senior
Position: TE
Height: 6-4
Weight: 235

Previous School: Renton HS (Washington)

Hometown: Seattle, Wash.

An Inside Look from the Coaching Staff
• A very good overall athlete
• With continued progression, has the chance to be very good
• Looks to make big impact as a senior
• Strong contributor on special teams

2011 (Jr.)
• Appeared in all 11 games as a backup tight end
• A standout on the special teams units
• Made 13 special-teams tackles, including three solo and 10 assisted
• Returned three kickoffs for 36 yards, with a long return of 16 yards against Coastal Carolina
• Caught one pass for six yards on season, against Kentucky Wesleyan
• Had five games in which he made two or more stops, starting with season opener at N.C. State
• Made three tackles (one solo, two assisted) against Kentucky Wesleyan
• Finished with one solo and one assisted tackle against both Coastal Carolina and VMI

2010 (So.)
• Saw playing time in all 11 games
• Finished the season with five tackles, three of which were solo tackles as a linebacker
• Two stops, one solo and one assisted, against St. Francis, Pa., during Liberty's season-opening victory
• Recorded a nine-yard sack against Savannah State
• Single tackles against VMI and Gardner-Webb
• Also added a quarterback hurry against Gardner-Webb

2009 (R-Fr.)
• Saw playing time in eight games, including the last seven of the season
• Finished the year with four tackles as a member of the Flames' special teams units
• Three stops against West Virginia Wesleyan, including two assisted tackles
• Assisted tackle against Presbyterian College

Previous School
• Transferred to Liberty from Washington
• Was a scholarship baseball player at Washington
• Joined the Huskies' football program as a walk-on athlete in 2008

Prep
• Graduate of Renton High School
• Four-year starting quarterback on the football team
• Also saw time as a linebacker, defensive back, kicker and punter
• Over his four years, threw for 4,500 yards and over 30 touchdowns while averaging over 42 yards per punt
• Earned first team 3A all-state as a punter
• All-league at punter as a junior
• Second team all-league QB as a sophomore and senior
• Four-year varsity letterwinner in baseball
• A first team All-Seamount selection as a sophomore and also as a junior
• Helped lead Renton to the state basketball tournament in each of his last three years, including a fifth-place finish as a senior
• Honorable mention all-league basketball player as a senior

Personal
• Son of Mike and Donna Gunn
• Birthday is on Aug. 18
• Father was a four-year letterwinner in football at Boston College
• Kinesiology major