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Comparing anyone to Christian McCaffrey is aggressive. A 3rd-round rookie? Ridiculous.
But that’s exactly what Redskins HC Ron Rivera did shortly after his team selected Gibson.
“He's a little bit bigger than Christian, but he's got a skill set like Christian,” said Rivera, who spent the past 3 seasons with CMC in Carolina. “This is a very versatile, young football player that we really think is going to be a guy that can get on the field for us early and contribute.”
Ridiculous comparisons aside, it’s encouraging to hear Rivera say Gibson is capable of making a rookie-year impact. He’s definitely 1 of the more intriguing prospects in the 2020 draft class.
After spending 2 years at East Central Community College, Gibson transferred to Memphis. He tallied just 6 touches in his first year with the Tigers before breaking out as an offensive weapon this past season. Gibson caught 38 balls for 735 yards (19.3 YPC) and 8 TDs, while adding 369 yards and 2 scores on 33 carries (11.2 YPC). Pro Football Focus charted him with an elite 33 broken tackles on his 71 touches. Gibson was also a special-teams dynamo, averaging a big 28.0 yards with 1 TD on 23 kick returns and winning Conference USA Special Teams Co-Player of the Year.
Then he went to the Combine and blazed a 4.39-second 40 time at 6’0 and 228 pounds and earned an 83rd-percentile SPARQ score.
The Redskins somewhat surpr…
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