3 Jerry Gibson  
Jerry Gibson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Theodore, Ala.

High School:
Theodore HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 223

Position:
TE

Major:
Undeclared


OVERVIEW: ESPN lists him as a three-star recruit, 19th best tight end/H-back recruit in the country and the No. 29 player in Alabama • 247Sports ranks him as a three-star prospect, the 47th-best player in Alabama and the No. 61 tight end in the nation • received two-star rating from Scout and Rivals.

ESPN ANALYSIS: Has the height, athleticism, strength and playing speed for the tight end / "H" position • matches his playing strength with defensive ends when single blocking • has quickness when releasing off the line and in space • foot quickness, elusiveness along with a smooth stride allows him to rip off big chunks of yardage after the catch • has the athleticism and body control to leap and make receptions • shows a willingness to compete for balls in traffic • tough customer who comes off the ball aggressively with the pad level, blocking base and leg drive needed to gain and sustain an immediate advantage when single blocking • strong finisher who can only get better • good toughness.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attends Theodore High School • rushed the ball 77 times for 509 yards, while also catching 18 passes for 280 yards and seven touchdowns • also passed for three touchdowns as a senior • notched 18 tackles on defense including five sacks • broke up two passes, caused three fumbles and also recovered one fumble • coached by Eric Collier.