Player Profiles

Shelton                            Gibson
Class: r-So.
Hometown: Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Height: 5-11
Weight: 188
Sport: Football
Position: WR


2014 (r-Fr.)
• Played in 12 games
• Used on 242 plays, including 203 on special teams
• Finished with a season-best 47-yard reception against Texas A&M in the Liberty Bowl
• Season-high two catches against Towson
• Saw first collegiate action against Alabama and had one catch
• Emerged midseason as a kickoff return threat
• Proved to be productive on kickoff returns as teams tried to kick away from Mario Alford
• Had two kickoff returns for 30 yards, including a 19-yarder against Texas A&M
• Best day came against Kansas State with six kickoff returns for 130 yards; long return went for 42 yards
• A strong effort vs. Baylor with four kickoff returns for 81 yards; long return went for 28 yards
2013 (Fr.)
• Redshirted
High School
• Played three seasons for coach Jeff Rotsky at Cleveland Heights High
• Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl
• Finished with more than 700 receiving yards as a senior and scored 11 total touchdowns
• Scored touchdowns as a receiver, rusher, kickoff returner, punt returner and passed for a touchdown
• Grabbed 27 passes for 518 yards and four touchdowns in 2011
• Recorded 45 receptions for 532 yards and 21 touchdowns as a sophomore
• No. 6 on the 2012 Cleveland Plain Dealer Top 50 Northeast Ohio football players
• Named to the 2012 Cleveland Plain Dealer Special Mention team
• Earned Northeast Lakes All-District Third Team Offense in 2011
• ESPN No. 11 Ohio recruit
• Rivals No. 4 Ohio Postseason Top 75
• Sporting News Top 125
• Lettered in track, participating in sprints and relays
• Birthday is March 20
• Son of Shelton Gibson and Shalett Morris
• One of five children
• Enrolled in general studies
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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