Signed by Green Bay to the active roster from the Arizona Cardinals’ practice squad on Dec. 8, 2014…Was a gameday inactive for the final four games of the regular season and both playoff contests in 2014…Originally signed by Arizona as a non-drafted free agent on May 13, 2014, but was waived in the final roster reduction on Aug. 30, 2014…Signed to the New England Patriots’ practice squad on Aug. 31, 2014…Was waived by the Patriots on Sept. 3, 2014…Signed to the Miami Dolphins’ 53-man roster on Sept. 4, 2015…Was a gameday inactive for Miami’s games vs. New England (Sept. 7) and at Buffalo (Sept. 14)…Was waived by the Dolphins on Sept. 20, 2014…Signed to the Dolphins’ practice squad on Sept. 23, 2014…Was signed to the Cardinals’ active roster from Miami’s practice squad on Sept. 24, 2014…Was a gameday inactive for all four games he was with Arizona…Was waived by the Cardinals on Nov. 1, 2014, but was signed to Arizona’s practice squad on Nov. 4, 2014…Lettered four years for the Boilermakers, playing in 50 consecutive games with 44 starts…Finished his career with 131 tackles (74 solo), 24 tackles for a loss, seven sacks, four fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles and two passes defensed…Was named a team captain as a senior in 2013, when he started all 12 games and had a career-high 48 tackles (31 solo)…Also led the Boilermakers with career highs in tackles for a loss (seven) and sacks (three), while also recovering a fumble…Matched a career high with seven tackles (one solo), including 1½ for a loss, in the season opener at Cincinnati (Aug. 31)…Made five solo tackles, including a career-high two sacks, in a 20-14 win vs. Indiana State (Sept. 7) to help the defense hold the Sycamores to just 39 yards on the ground…Posted six tackles (four solo) and a sack vs. Nebraska (Oct. 12)…Tallied five tackles (three solo) and a fumble recovery vs. Illinois (Nov. 23) in his final game at Ross-Ade Stadium…Started all 13 games his junior year and recorded 28 tackles (19 solo), including 5½ tackles for a loss…Made three solo tackles, including two for a loss, vs. Marshall (Sept. 29)…Posted two tackles (one solo) and a fumble recovery in a 29-22 overtime loss at No. 7 Ohio State (Oct. 20)…Compiled two solo tackles and a forced fumble in two games, at Minnesota (Oct. 27) and at Illinois (Nov. 17)…Made four stops, including an assisted tackle for a loss, against Indiana (Nov. 24)…Was matched up against current teammate Lane Taylor and finished with two assisted tackles in the Heart of Dallas Bowl vs. Oklahoma State (Jan. 1)…Appeared in all 13 games with nine starts as a sophomore in 2011, finishing with 30 tackles (nine solo), including seven for a loss, and three sacks...Tallied five tackles (two solo), including 1½ for a loss, in a 59-0 rout vs. Southeast Missouri (Sept. 17)...Registered seven tackles (one solo) at Penn State (Oct. 15)...Recorded his first sack of the season and was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week after blocking an extra point to force overtime in a 26-23 victory vs. Ohio State (Nov. 12)…Made four stops (one solo), including two for a loss, and a sack at Indiana (Nov. 26)…Appeared in all 12 games, starting the final 10 games as a true freshman in 2010, and finished with 26 total tackles (15 solo), including 4½  for a loss, and a sack...Recorded four tackles (one solo) vs. Ball State (Sept. 18) in his first career start...Recorded two solo tackles, including one for a loss, in a 20-17 win at Northwestern (Oct. 9) as he helped the defense hold the Wildcats to just 86 rushing yards...Posted a season-high five tackles (four solo) at Illinois (Oct. 30)...Recorded his first career sack vs. Indiana (Nov. 27), helping the defense limit the Hoosiers to only 73 yards on the ground…Earned his degree in pre-law…Graduated from St. Rita High School in Chicago, where he was a three-year letterman on the defensive line…Listed as the No. 9 defensive tackle in the nation and the No. 91 overall prospect nationally and was named the Illinois Defensive Player of the Year by Tom Lemming after racking up 99 tackles and 16 sacks as a senior in 2009...Ranked as the No. 42 defensive tackle nationally and the No. 10 recruit overall from Illinois by All-Chicago Area by the Chicago Sun-Times and, and all-state by the Chicago Tribune...Also lettered two years in track and field, participating in the 55 meters, 100 meters, shot put and discus…Was high school teammates with Patriots LB Darius Fleming and Steelers DT Matt Conrath on the Mustangs’ 2006 state championship team…Interned at a Fortune 500 company, Wealth Management Strategies, during college…Single, lives in Chicago…Given name is Bruce Verdell Gaston Jr.; nickname is B.J. …Born in Chicago