Hometown: Hickory, North Carolina
High School/Previous School: Hickory High School
Coach Mangurian on Gibbs: Early decision. Big offensive lineman who played both tackle positions. Shows good body control and change of direction in space. Good balance and finish. Will have to play with better leverage in college. Has the ability to contribute early because of pass protection ability. Conditioning and functional strength will be a determining factor. Flashes in-line run blocking abilities. Physical style of play and solid work ethic. Mature young man.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Hickory High School in Hickory, N.C. ... Played for head coach Tom Harper … Was captain of his senior year team and led them to a 9-5 overall record … Carolina Preps All-State … Down Under Sports All-State … All-conference … Also played baseball.
INTENDED MAJOR: Business
ON ANOTHER NOTE: Parents are Ben and Lee Gibbs...Has two older siblings, Ben Gibbs (22) and Anna Gibbs (20).
FUN FACT: Gibbs interests include Comedy, Film, and Basketball
WHY COLUMBIA? “Ivy League education, playing time and the city environment."