BleedTechBlue.com talked to Gibson's high school coach, Travis Blanton. "Brandon is a good kid and very coachable. He is a pleasure to coach," Coach Blanton noted. "Brandon played a little small forward and power forward for us, but he will be a small forward or a big guard in college. He was our only big guy and we had to play him inside a little. He accepted the role extremely well."
Gibson lead the Marianna Bulldogs to the Class 3A State semi-finals and averaged 19.4 points per game. Gibson does a little of everything, he also avereaged 11.1 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game.
Coach Blanton was happy for his team leader. "This is a big bonus for our program and a testiment to his hard work. He is excited and ready to go."
Gibson recently appeared in the Florida North-South All-Star game. He had a great time at the All-Star game and it went really well," Coach Blanton added. "His visit to Louisiana Tech went well too."
Gibson is Tech's 3rd known commitment for the spring. He joins Jamel Guyton from Odessa, TX and David Jackson from Mesa Community College in Arizona. Vernon Teel from Chipola Junior College visited Louisiana Tech this weekend and could be a 4th spring signee for Coach Rupp.