Gerharts go the extra mile to watch sons play football
VIDEO FEATURE: Garth and his athletic family (Pac-12/Sept. 26, 2011)
Garth Gerhart Named to Rimington Trophy Watch List
A conversation with ASU's Garth Gerhart (azcentral.com/Jan. 27, 2011)
ASU: Five-year member of the Sun Devil football team...four-year letterman...played in 39 career games, making 35 starts...appeared as center, right guard and left guard...made one career reception for one yard...participated in 2012 Senior Bowl and East-West Shrine Game...graduated in spring of 2011 with a B.A. degree in History.
2011: Started all 13 games at center...earned Second Team All-Pac-12 honors... named a team captain...garnered Hard Hat player recognition for his work in ASU's offseason strength and conditioning program for the third time...named to preseason watch lists for the Rimington and Outland trophies.
2010: Provided great consistency in the offensive line by starting all 12 games at center...had first career catch at the start of the fourth quarter Sept. 11 against in state foe Northern Arizona...earned second Hard Hat player recognition for his work in ASU's offseason strength and conditioning program.
2009: Started seven games, including two at center and five at right guard...appeared in eight games on the season...started the final six games of the season, including Oct. 24 against Stanford and his brother Toby... collected a solo tackle Oct. 10 against Washington State.
2008: Played in six games, starting the final three...saw his first career collegiate action in team's win over Stanford on Sept. 6, going up against his brother Toby, who is a running back for the Cardinal...moved from center to guard near the end of the season...started at left guard each of the last three games...one of three freshmen to start on the offensive line during the season...was one of six Sun Devils to make their first career start on the offensive line during the 2008 season...earned Hard Hat player recognition for his work in ASU's offseason strength and conditioning program, placing in the top 10 in overall points.
2007: Redshirted as a member of ASU's scout team.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Norco (Calif.) High School...joined prep teammate and fellow ASU teammate Adam Tello as recipients of the 2006 Co-Most Valuable Player of the C.I.F. Eastern division, an award rarely presented to an offensive lineman...the top-rated center in the state of California and one of the very best in the country at his position...was named All-Inland Empire, All-Southern Section and first-team All-State...listed as the No. 7 center in the nation and the No. 61 player overall in the state of California by Rivals.com...also ranked as the No. 7 center in the country by Scout.com...regarded as the No. 8 offensive lineman in the state of California by Rivals.com...ranked as the No. 8 center in the nation and the No. 1 at his position in the West region by Scouts, Inc....listed as the No. 85 player overall in the Farwest by SuperPrep...incredibly powerful, he bench presses 335 pounds, squats 585 and power cleans 315...as a junior, he recorded 130 pancake blocks, averaging 10-per-game...brother, Toby, former running back at Stanford and Heisman Trophy finalist, established the California state career rushing record while at Norco, largely aided by Garth's blocking...an excellent student, he reports a 3.8 grade-point-average...also a standout baseball player at Norco...originally committed to Colorado before switching to ASU...also received offers from Boise State, Boston College, Colorado State, Hawaii and Utah...coached by his father Todd Gerhart at Norco High School.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 21, 1988 in Corona, Calif.
Gerhart's Career Statistics