Biography: Three-year starter awarded all-conference honors the past two seasons as well as varying degrees of All-American honors. Recorded 33 receptions/424 yards/ 1 TD as a senior after 34/350/3 the prior year.
Positives: Hardworking tight end who gets the most from his ability. Strong at the point, gets movement run blocking and anchors in pass protection. Extends his hands to make the reception away from his frame and possesses both soft and strong hands. Solid short-range target.
Negatives: Possesses marginal quickness, explosion and speed. Not a downfield threat. Limited athlete.
Analysis: Gottlieb has been a solid tight end on the small school level the past three years and does the little things well. He offers limited upside but his attention to detail could help him catch on as a team?s third tight end.
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