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John Gibson
John Gibson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Walton

Last College:
Xavier (La.) University

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 220

Position:
Forward

Experience:
RS



07/22/2014

Behind the Scenes Shoot with Men's Basketball

Behind the Scenes Shoot with Men's Basketball

BEFORE ALABAMA
Transferred from Xavier (La.) University and is a walk-on at Alabama ... was able to practice with the team last season but could not suit up for games due to NCAA transfer rules ... in his lone season at Xavier (La.), he averaged 11.6 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.7 blocks a game ... helped team to Gulf Coast Athletic Conference title and a final ranking of No. 4 in the nation ... earned a spot on the NAIA Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL
A two-year letterwinner at Walton High School under head coach Joseph Goydish ... averaged 9.8 points, 7.9 rebounds and 3.1 blocked shots as a senior in 2011-12 ... had single-game highs of 19 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks vs. Chapel Hill HS ... earned the "Raider Award" (student character award).

PERSONAL
Born on Sept. 13, 1993 in Winston-Salem, N.C. ... son of Byron and Elvenyia Gobson ... has one brother, B.J. ... majoring in general business.