Florida Soccer Recruitment: Four-Star WR Jayden Gibson Pledges to Gators on CBS Sports HQ

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Jayden gibson, a four-star wide receiver prospect in the Class of 2022, announced his engagement in Florida live Wednesday on CBS Sports HQ. Gibson preferred the Gators Baylor, Miami, Caroline from the south and Arkansas.

Gibson is ranked No. 170 overall in the class of 2022 and wide receiver prospect at No. 26. The 6-foot-5, 185-pound player from West Orange High School in Winter Garden, Fla. Also plays basketball and tracks track.

“It’s a great school” Gibson told 247Sports. “It’s a place where I think I can grow both off the pitch and on the pitch. It’s a place where I feel I can be an integral part of the program and the team. also not a program that loses and tries to rebuild itself. It is a program that has a strong and established culture that I can join and learn from. I’m so excited to go and start with them. “

Andrew Ivins, Southeastern recruiting analyst for 247Sports, provided this Gibson scout report.

“Tall and lean. Over 6 feet 4 inches, making it one of the biggest wide receivers in the 2022 cycle,” Ivins wrote. “A real big game threat that will often get second and third looks in quarters due to his size and catch radius. Relatively coordinated athlete for someone with longer limbs. Has dramatically improved the way he looks. released at the line of scrimmage in the past 12 months. Tends to play a little high at times, but understands how to attack and stack cornerbacks. Stalks the ball better than most once it’s in the air and is competitive at the catch point. Ran a ton of vertical routes as a junior, which didn’t offer a lot of catch and run opportunities

“Was billed, however, as a returning man on special teams and has also shown on the 7v7 circuit that he can work his way through traffic while trying to make his way through the field. will need to add functional strength as This will not only help him beat a press at the next level but also block college-sized defenders. He also needs to improve to sink his hips in. recent memory. Much progressed in a short period of time, but far from a finished product. Has the chance to become a multi-year contributor at Power 5 level and potentially a WR1 type if he keeps the right mindset and is able to add some extra mass to his lanky figure. “

Gibson had 32 catches for 744 yards and nine touchdowns as a junior last season while leading his West Orange to the 8A State playoffs. He is the 15th player to commit to the Gators in this recruiting cycle and the ninth four-star prospect to commit to Dan Mullen’s squad.


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