Wednesday, July 26, 2017

38 Days 'till Football Kickoff - #38 Bobby Gibbs

It's now 38 days until the kickoff of Catamount football on September 2, 2017, in Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii - home of the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors.

To help pass those long summer days until football season starts, and hopefully get the Catamount faithful more excited about the upcoming season, we'll continue the 100-day football countdown each day until kickoff.

Today we'll highlight a defensive back...

#38 Bobby Gibbs








Class: RS Sophomore
Hometown: Randleman, N.C.
High School: Randleman HS
Height / Weight: 5-10 / 195
Position: DB

2016 (Redshirt Sophomore): Saw game action in two games, both coming early in the season … Recorded three tackles on the season … Tallied with two tackles in the season-opener at East Carolina (Sept. 3) with a solo stop in the home win over Gardner-Webb (Sept. 10) … Credited with a tackle in WCU’s annual Spring Game.

2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Was a part of the travel team numerous times, seeing action in one game on the year ... Made his collegiate debut at Tennessee (Sept. 19), where he was credited with a tackle assist.

2014 (Freshman): Redshirted.

Prior to Western Carolina: Was a three-year defensive starter for Randleman HS and a two-time All-Pac-6 Conference player ... Recorded three interceptions, had eight pass breakups, and made 35 total tackles as a senior ... Also scored three returns for touchdowns ... Averaged 23 yards on punt returns and 39 yards on kickoff returns, scoring on three returns for TDs .... Also contributed on the offensive side as a wide receiver and kick returner ... During his senior season, tallied 212 rushing yards on 20 carries with a touchdown, adding 161 receiving yards on 10 receptions with three scores.



Courtesy WCU Athletics Media Relations

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