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Football

Kyle

Gibson

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#25

Defensive Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 184
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
High School: Armwood
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

JUNIOR (2017)
• Named First Team All-Conference First by The American
• Started all 13 games as a safety
• Sixth on the team with 64 tackles and had two TFLs
• Tied for the team lead with four interceptions and had four pass breakups
• Contributed one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries 
• FIU (8/31): Returned a fumble 36 yards and added three tackles 
• at Maryland (9/23): Registered an interception and four tackles
• Memphis (9/30): Intercepted a pass and collected five tackles
• at Navy (10/21): Notched eight tackles and one interception
• at SMU (11/4): Came up with three tackles, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup
• UConn (11/11): Set a career-best with nine tackles, forced a fumble and recorded a pass breakup
• at Temple (11/18): Had two tackles and one interception
• South Florida (11/24): Amassed six tackles
• Memphis (12/2): Recorded eight tackles, including five solo
• Auburn (1/1): Had eight tackles in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

SOPHOMORE (2016)
• Played in all 13 games as a defensive back
• Totaled 25 tackles, including 18 unassisted, and one pass break-up
• Michigan (9/10): Had three tackles and one pass break-up
• Tulane (11/5): Recorded four tackles
• vs. Arkansas State (12/17): Notched four tackles at Cure Bowl

R-FRESHMAN (2015)
• Started six of eight games played at cornerback
• Totaled 24 tackles with two tackles-for-loss and a break-up
• Stanford (9/12): In his debut, finished with four tackles
• Furman (9/19): Had three tackles
• South Carolina (9/26): Notched five tackles with a tackle-for-loss and a break-up
• UConn (10/3): Collected six tackles with one for a loss 
• Houston (10/24): Had three solo tackles

FRESHMAN (2014)
• Spent the year with the scout team

HIGH SCHOOL
• Coached by Sean Callahan at Armwood High School
• ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports all list him with four stars
• ESPN places him at No. 10 on the country’s top safeties chart, 30th overall in Florida and at No. 171 in the 2014 ESPN 300
• Ranked as the No. 16 cornerback in the nation by Rivals, and the 33rd best player in the state
• 247Sports lists him as the No. 26 safety in the country, and 42nd overall in Florida
• Helped Armwood reach the 2013 FHSAA 6A state title game (where he had two interceptions vs. Miami Central), as well as the 2012 regional finals
• Participated in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in January 2014
• Named to the Associated Press 6A All-State First Team and to the Tampa Bay Times All-North Suncoast First Team in 2013
• Finished 2013 with 85 tackles, six interceptions, five forced fumbles and four overall touchdowns
• Collected 75 tackles, four interceptions and four forced fumbles in 2012
• In 2011, posted 94 tackles, two interceptions and three forced fumbles
• Earned an invite to “The Opening” which is an all-star prospect camp at Nike
• Member of the 4x100 regional champion relay team
• Received the school’s Do the Right Thing Award and was a member of the Florida Christian Activities Association

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