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Brandon Gibson
Brandon Gibson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mobile, Ala.

High School:
UMS-Wright

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 194

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
2L



12/19/2011

Alabama BCS National Championship Game Notes

Alabama heads to New Orleans for a rematch with LSU

12/17/2011

Alabama Student-Athletes Slated To Receive Degrees Saturday

More than 20 graduates will suit up for Alabama's game against LSU in the BCS National Football Championship Game on Jan. 9 in New Orleans

12/04/2011

Alabama Holds Football Awards Banquet

Trent Richardson named Most Valuable Player

11/21/2011

Football Heads to Auburn for Iron Bowl Matchup

Crimson Tide hits the road to face heated rival

11/14/2011

Football Hosts Georgia Southern in Home Finale

Alabama welcomes Georgia Southern to Bryant-Denny

2011 (SENIOR): Brandon Gibson brings senior leadership and toughness to the Tide wide receiver corps ... has seen action in all 12 games this season, earning two starts ... has 14 catches for 140 yards and a 10.0 yards per catch average with a touchdown ... caught seven passes for first downs ... also a valuable special teams performer, starting on kickoff and punt return ... has seven special teams tackles. Kent State: Caught one pass for 18 yards and a first down. Penn State: Converted his second first down of the season on a five-yard reception ... also had one assisted tackle on kickoff coverage. North Texas: Equaled his career-best with three receptions for 35 yards, which set a career high ... long grab of 19 yards ... two of his three catches went for first downs. Arkansas: Was named a special team player of the week by the Alabama coaching staff ... caught one pass on a wide receiver screen for a loss of two yards ... assisted on three tackles on kickoff coverage. Florida: Recorded a solo tackle on kickoff coverage. Vanderbilt: Caught one pass for 12 yards. Mississippi: Hauled in his first career touchdown reception on a 10 yard play ... tallied one solo tackle on special teams. Tennessee:Made one tackle on special teams ... saw significant action at receiver but did not have a catch. Georgia Southern: Was named one of the Offensive Players of the Week by the Alabama coaching staff ... caught a career high four passes for 49 yards, including a long of 23. Auburn: Started at wide receiver for the second straight game ... caught two passes for 13 yards.

2010 (JUNIOR): Gibson played in 12 games at the wide receiver position and on special teams ... hauled in four passes for 39 yards with a long of 18 ... returned a punt for a touchdown and recovered a fumble ... finished with five tackles on special teams. San Jose State: Came off the bench to record three catches for 21 yards, including a reception of 14 yards. Penn State: Played but did not record any statistics. Duke: Hauled in one pass for 18 yards. Arkansas: Came off the bench but did not record a catch. Florida: Assisted on a tackle on special teams. Tennessee: Was named one of the Special Teams Players of the Week by the coaching staff ... recorded a solo tackle on special teams. Mississippi State: Totaled two tackles on special teams. Georgia State: Was named one of the Special Teams Players of the Week by the coaching staff ... returned a blocked punt for a touchdown and also recovered a punt. Auburn: Earned a solo tackle on special teams against the Tigers.

2009 (SOPHOMORE): He played in four games for the Crimson Tide in 2009 ... had two receptions for 25 yards on the year. North Texas: Caught his first career pass from Star Jackson in the second half ... the catch went for 21 yards and a UA first down. Arkansas: Came off the bench at wide receiver but did not tally any statistics. Mississippi State: Saw action at wide receiver but did not record a catch. Chattanooga: Came off the bench and caught one pass for four yards.

2008 (FRESHMAN): He played in three games as a redshirt freshman in 2008 ... did not record any statistics ... made his debut against Western Kentucky on Sept. 13 ... saw his only SEC action off the bench at Arkansas on September 20 ... also played in the Homecoming game against Arkansas State.

2007 (REDSHIRT): Redshirted in his initial season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Member of the Rivals.com Rivals100 ... ... ranked fifth among all players from the state of Alabama according to Rivals.com ... ranked 35th among wide receivers by Scout. com ... member of The Mobile Press-Register Elite 18 ... one of four Crichton Optimist Club Players of the Year ... named to The Birmingham News' All-State team in senior season ... All-State selection as a junior ... took team to state semifinals in senior season at UMSWright ... tallied 52 receptions for 793 yards and nine touchdowns in his senior season ... also had 14 punt returns for 226 yards and one touchdown, 21 kick returns for 544 yards, 24 tackles, one blocked kick and three interceptions ... led UMS-Wright to a 42-16 victory over Deshler in the 2005 state title game with seven grabs for 50 yards and one touchdown ... named his team's Most Valuable Receiver after recording 43 catches for 750 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior ... also a standout track athlete ... coached by Terry Curtis.

     
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