Veteran wide receiver who should be one of the Tigers’ top threats this season ... one of the Tigers’ fastest players ... has plenty of potential ... missed spring due to off-season ankle surgery ... has good size and good speed ... improved knowledge of offense makes him a more dangerous receiver ... caught six passes for 85 yards and a touchdown in the 2011 Tiger Bowl .. has caught 40 passes for 519 yards in first three seasons.
2011 SEASON: Played in all 12 games and started four times ... caught 17 passes for 187 yards, fourth on the team ... outstanding performer on special teams who made team high 10 tackles ... had three catches for 32 yards in win over Villanova ... helped Tigers to win over Richmond with three receptions for 49 yards ... caught two passes for 20 yards at Maryland ... helped Tigers to win over New Hampshire with two catches for 28 yards ... made three tackles in season opener against Morgan State, including touchdown-saving tackle on opening kickoff ... made two special teams tackles at Maryland ... also had two tackles at Rhode Island.
2010 SEASON: Played in nine games and started three times ... caught 17 passes for 261 yards, fourth on the team ... had career high four receptions for 49 yards against James Madison ... matched career high with four catches for 92 yards against Rhode Island ... had three receptions for 30 yards at Villanova ... caught a five-yard TD pass against Massachusetts, giving the Tigers a 14-7 lead in the second quarter ... had two catches for 66 yards at Richmond, including a 56-yard reception ... caught a 56-yard touchdown pass against Rhode Island ... had two catches for 12 yards at Delaware.
2009 SEASON: Appeared in 11 games as a first-year freshman ... made two starts at wide receiver ... caught six passes for 71 yards and one touchdown ... scored first touchdown of career by grabbing a 24-yard TD pass from Peter Athens against New Hampshire ... caught a four-yard pass in first college game, a loss at Northwestern ... had a season long 30-yard reception at Morgan State ... had three catches for 30 yards and a touchdown against New Hampshire ... had three tackles on special teams in 2009.
AT FRIENDLY H.S.: Second team All-State pick as a senior at Friendly ... helped the Patriots post an 8-3 record and earn a state playoff berth in 2008 ... top receiver for Coach John Morgan with 34 receptions for 620 yards and five touchdowns ... caught five passes for 108 yards and a TD against Forestville ... named first team All-County and first team all-league ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.47 seconds ... also played basketball and ran track at Friendly ... transferred from GarField High School (Va.) ... had 30 receptions for 375 yards and 3 touchdowns as a junior at GarField.
PERSONAL: Has two brothers ... older brother, Brian, played football at Howard ... lists mother as person he admires most ... avid fan of the Washington Redskins ... lists Terrell Owens as favorite NFL player ... favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant ... lists Will Smith as his favorite actor ... favorite movie is “Harlem Knights” ... mother is a graduate of Strayer College ... son of Patricia Gibson ... born on April 6, 1991 in
Manassas, Va. ... major is criminal justice