Acquired: Signed as a free agent on June 26, 2013
2013: (Edmonton) In 17 games, Gesse has recorded 11 special teams tackles and one forced fumble. Gesse was placed on the one-game injured list in Week 12 against Winnipeg, but was activated for Week 13 against Winnipeg. Gesse recorded a career-high four special teams tackles in Week 16 against Saskatchewan.
Career: Gesse was selected by the BC Lions in the third round (16th overall) of the 2010 CFL Canadian Draft. In three seasons with the Lions, he registered 28 special teams tackles.
College/Personal: Gesse spent four years with the Montreal Carabins (2006-09) playing in 28 games recording 163.5 tackles, 10 sacks, 21.5 tackles for a loss, three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one blocked kick. He led the Carabins in tackles in three of his four seasons, with his best season coming in 2008 when he recorded 50 tackles and four sacks.
Gesse studied to be a math teacher at the University of Montreal. He is an accomplished musician, he can play both the trumpet and the piano.