Colby Gossett was born on June 23, 1995, he is an American football guard for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Appalachian State. Gossett was named to the first-team All-Sun Belt as a junior and senior.
Gossett was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round (213th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft. On May 3, 2018, he signed his rookie contract. He was waived on September 1, 2018, and was signed to the practice squad the next day.
On October 30, 2018, Gossett was signed by the Arizona Cardinals off the Vikings’ practice squad. On August 31, 2019, the Cardinals released Gossett.
On September 2, 2019, Gossett was signed to the New England Patriots practice squad. He was released on September 11. Gossett was signed to the Cleveland Browns’ practice squad on September 12, 2019. He was promoted to the active roster on December 24, 2019.
On August 5, 2020, Gossett announced he would opt out of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gossett was waived by the Browns on August 31, 2021. On September 1, 2021, Gossett was claimed off of waivers by his hometown team the Atlanta Falcons, which also reunited him with Dwayne Ledford, the Falcons’ OL coach and Gossett’s coach at Appalachian State. On March 17, 2022, Gossett signed a deal with the Falcons.
Colby Gossett has never divulged any information about his parents, he is a very private person who likes to keep his personal life away from media attention.