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B.J. Gibson

  • position DB
  • height 6-4
  • weight 215
  • class Redshirt Junior
  • Hometown Marietta, Ga.
  • Previous School Navy
  • High school Walton
  • position DB
  • height 6-4
  • weight 215
  • class Redshirt Junior
  • Hometown Marietta, Ga.
  • Previous School Navy
  • High school Walton

B.J. Gibson Bio

* 2021-22 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Walk-on defensive back who is is in his second season with the Gamecocks… joined the squad in 2021 after spending two seasons at the Naval Academy… showed progress in the spring as he became more physical… has appeared in seven contests over the past three seasons.

2021 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Redshirt sophomore defensive back who joined the squad during fall camp as a walk-on… transfer who spent two seasons at Navy… played in one contest, appearing in the season-opener against Eastern Illinois… did not record any statistics… named to the 2021-22 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

2020 (Redshirt Freshman)
Appeared in five games for Navy and head coach Ken Niumatalolo… saw action against Tulane, Air Force, Temple, East Carolina and Houston… played Bandit in Navy’s dime package and on special teams… did not record any statistics.

2019 (Freshman)
Appeared in one contest as a true freshman for the Midshipmen… saw brief action in the win over UConn… did not record any statistics.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Walton High School in Marietta, Ga. in 2019… was a three-year letterwinner on the gridiron for the Raiders and head coach Daniel Brunner… a two-time All-Region selection, he was a first-team pick as a senior and a second-team selection as a junior… also garnered First-Team All-County honors as a senior… helped Walton to the 2017 Region 4 Championships with an 11-1 record.

PERSONAL
Byron J. Gibson Jr. was born May 22, 2001… is an interdisciplinary studies major… lived in Paris for two years… brother, John, played basketball at Alabama.

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