UND Roster

2019-20 Football Roster

#11 Alohi Gilman


Height 5-10 1/2
Weight 202
Class Senior
Hometown Laie, HI
High School Kahuku


  • Team captain (2019)
  • Pro Football Focus National Team of the Week (2019 Week 5 vs. Virginia)
  • Nagurski Trophy Watch List (2019)
  • Thorpe Award Watch List (2019)
  • AP Second Team Presason All-American (2019)
  • Scout Team Player of the Year: Defense (2017)
  • Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Rookie of the Year (2016)
  • Honorable Mention All-AAC (2016)
  • AAC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 11, 2016)
  • Honorable Mention Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week (Sept. 11, 2016)


  • Started all 13 games, finishing fourth on the team with 74 tackles, 3.0 TFLs, one sack, one interception, two break-ups, a QB hurry, one fumble recovery and three forced fumbles
  • Recorded an interception in win over Virginia
  • Had nine tackles in the season-opening win over Louisville
  • Recorded a break-up in the regular-season finale at Stanford


  • Selected as Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week after making two interceptions and eight tackles against No. 12 Syracuse
  • Named to the Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award Watch List
  • Started all 13 games with 95 total tackles, 3.0 TFLs, five break-ups, three forced fumbles and two interceptions (both against No. 12 Syracuse)
  • Set a Notre Dame bowl record for most tackles in a game with 19 against Clemson
  • Recorded 10 tackles against USC
  • Named the team’s Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year in 2017 (DNP after transferring from Naval Academy)
  • Honorable mention All-American Athletic Conference and ECAC Rookie of the Year as a freshman at Navy in 2016


  • Did not see game action following transfer from Navy
  • Helped the Notre Dame defensive scout teams during game preparation


  • Played in all 14 games and started 12
  • Finished second on the team in tackles with 76 (50-26), second in pass breakups (five) and second with two fumble recoveries
  • Forced a fumble
  • Recorded six tackles against LA Tech in the Armed Forces Bowl
  • Produced eight tackles against Army
  • Recorded six tackles, including a tackle for loss against Temple in the AAC Championship Game
  • Posted four tackles at SMU, including a tackle for a loss of four yards
  • Chipped in a pair of tackles at East Carolina
  • Registered three solo stops and a pass breakup against Tulsa
  • Paced the Mids with 12 tackles against Notre Dame
  • Produced five tackles, including two tackles for a loss at USF
  • Turned in three solo tackles and broke up two passes in the win over Memphis
  • Part of a defensive unit that caused three Houston turnovers (2 INT, 1 Fumble) that in turn led to 17 points for the Mids
  • Posted four stops against the Cougars and broke up a pair of passes, the first two of his career
  • Produced five tackles, including his first collegiate tackle for loss in the Mids’ win at Tulane
  • Earned his first career start and played a spectacular game against UConn in the conference opener
  • Earned AAC Defensive Player of the Week and Honorable Mention Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week honors after he recorded a career-high 10 tackles, including nine solo stops, forced a fumble and recovered two fumbles
  • Returned the first of the two fumbles for two yards and his first career touchdown
  • Made his collegiate debut in the Mids’ opener against Fordham where he contributed a pair of solo tackles


  • Graduated from Kahuku High School in 2015
  • Attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2015-16 academic year
  • Three-sport athlete (basketball, football and track & field), who lettered three times in football (at three different schools)
  • Earned All-State (Hawai’i) football honors as a senior and all-region recognition as a junior
  • Father played football at Southern Utah
  • Sister, Kawelina, played rugby at Utah Valley
  • Son of Asai and Keawe Gilman
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in economics