Watch Out For Torrance Gibson

The state of Florida's spring 7on7 competition annually lets younger players show off their talents and is an indicator to college recruiters who is emerging. American Heritage quarterback Torrance Gibson is a top 2015 prospect, but his work at wide receiver in 7on7 could see him switching positions at the next level.

Even though his American Heritage team features the great Sony Michel (Georgia commit) at tailback, quarterback Torrance Gibson has also hit the recruiting radar in a big way and he is a top 2015 prospect from the state of Florida.

Gibson, 6-foot-4, 195-pounds, is a left-handed, dual threat quarterback, and he already holds double-digit offers. His work at wide receiver in 7on7 this spring was borderline spectacular, and that could be his position at the next level.

"I like to think I'm a physical football player first, but my speed is probably my greatest talent," Gibson stated. "I have been timed at 4.37 in the forty, but I'm faster on the field than in a camp. So far, I've been the type of player that can come through in big games, when the game is on the line."

"Whether it's at quarterback or wide receiver, I like to think I can be counted on to do what my team needs at that time," he added. "Right now, schools are recruiting me as a quarterback, but I could also see myself doing well at safety or wide receiver. It doesn't matter to me, because I just love playing football."

With early offers from the likes of Boston College, Clemson, Miami, Notre Dame, Ohio State, and others, it's obvious that college programs are sold on Gibson's amazing abilities.

"I'm not sure how many offers I have right now, but it's over ten," Gibson admitted. "All of these schools are standing out to me right now, and I haven't ruled out any school at all. I'm hoping to get out and see a bunch of schools this year and go to camps next summer, but I'm only heading into my junior year so I'm not too worried about recruiting yet."

"The only school I've visited is Miami, and I really like that program a lot," he stressed. "I think a lot of Coach (Al) Golden, and I know he's a man that cares a lot about his players. Miami has amazing tradition, and they're known for sending players to the NFL. It's also a great school academically, and I know I would receive a great education at Miami."

Gibson is in the process of learning about the other schools that have offered, and he was also impressed by Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer.

"I've always liked Ohio State over the years, and I really liked their undefeated team from last year and Braxton Miller," he reported. "Their offense definitely caught my attention, because I think I can do some of the things Braxton does."

"Talking with Coach Meyer was great, and he said he loves my style of player," Gibson said. "He told me I'm going to be a great player at the next level, and I would definitely like to visit Ohio State some day. I know it's far from home, but my mom would be okay with that. She just wants me to be happy, and get a great education."

FOXSportsNEXT will continue to cover Gibson over the next two years, including his play on the field as well as his recruitment.


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