33 Ridge Gibson
33 Ridge Gibson
Height: 5-11
Weight: 216
Year: R-Jr.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Walton
Position: FB

2016 — Saw action in all 11 games as a reserve and on special teams...registered six tackles and had two kickoff returns: 11 yards vs. Kennesaw State, 14 yards vs. Wofford...recovered a fumble against Wofford...notched a pair of tackles against VMI...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

2015 — Earned playing time in all 11 games, contributing in a backup role at fullback and on special teams...had five rushes for 13 yards against Chattanooga.

2014 — Member of scout team...awarded redshirt and extra year of eligibility.

High School:  2014 graduate of Walton (6A) High School...football coach was Rocky Hildago...played fullback and linebacker...racked up 105 tackles and garnered All-Cobb County honors as a senior...selected to the Cobb County Senior Bowl...member of Walton’s state runner-up team in 2011, his sophomore year.

Personal:  Full name is Ridge Andrew Gibson...born April 19, 1996, in Jacksonville, Florida...son of Ernest and Barbara Gibson..has a sister, Rachael, and a brother, Ryan...father was a member of three Furman Southern Conference championship teams (1980-82), All-America defensive back, NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship recipient, and sixth round draft selection of the New England Patriots in 1984 who played six years in the NFL, primarily with the Patriots, and was a starter in the 1986 Super Bowl...business administration major.