— Born Jeremy Shawn
Gibbs on July 3,
1985 in Stillwater,
Parents: Jimmy Gibbs and Karen Washington. Family: One brother, one sister.
High School (Coach): Stillwater
(Kirk Fridrich), 2004. Junior College (Northeastern
Oklahoma A&M (Rob Green), 2006. Major:
OREGON — Jumped out to a solid start in his first year
at the Division I level but struggled due to a foot injury as the season wore
on. Held out of the spring to give him a chance to rehab from injuries. Relies
on his quickness and athleticism to get a good push on his offensive opponents.
Returned in the off-season with a stronger sense of urgency and a renewed
dedication in the weight room, which would make him tough to handle one-on-one.
Possesses the potential to become an impact player should he return motivated
in the fall, which could provide him much more that merely vying for a starting
— One of team’s top
tacklers off the bench, Oregon’s
fourth leading defender among defensive linemen accumulated season-high five
tackles (4 unassisted) in Division I debut vs. Stanford. Also credited with one
quarterback sack and a forced fumble against the Cardinal. But among bigger
contributions was a blocked field goal vs. Stanford as well as a deflected PAT
Took part in 10 games, including 85 snaps at Fresno
and 60 vs. Arizona.
COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL — Chosen a first-team National Junior College
Athletic Association All-American after accumulating 91 tackles (42 unassisted)
a year ago, including seven quarterback sacks (61 yards) and an additional six
tackles for loss (21 yards). Rated as the nation’s 45th-best junior college
prospect by Rivals.com, the first team all-Southwest Junior College Football
Conference honoree also deflected two passes for a team that finished sixth in
the country in the final National Junior College Athletic Association poll. The
Golden Norsemen capped their 9-3 campaign in 2005 with a 21-19 win over
Mississippi Gulf Coast CC in the Dalton Defenders Bowl. The three-year starter
at Stillwater High School completed his prep career with 60 tackles and
six sacks his senior season.