Gibson Talks Tide and Tigers

Scout.com four-star wide receiver Brandon Gibson visited the Plains last weekend for the Auburn-Georgia game. He talks about his unofficial visit and the upcoming Iron Bowl between Alabama and Auburn.

"It was pretty good in Auburn," said Brandon Gibson from Mobile, (Ala.). "They took a big loss. It hurt them pretty bad. I talked to coach [James] Willis before the game. He thought they would do well."

"I talked to coach [Greg] Knox. He is the receivers' coach. He was talking about the game. He said Brandon Cox didn't have a great game. He was upset his receivers weren't getting the ball much. He said they are going to be hungry to win."

Gibson is one of the most sought after offensive weapons in the South, and Auburn is one of the schools in the running for his signature.

"As far as recruiting they said they are not going to pressure me. They said they love me. They want me to come down there and contribute for them," Gibson said.

When asked his thoughts of the game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Auburn Tigers, "I was shocked," he said. "First of all when Georgia scored I thought Auburn would be all right. When it got 10-0, I was a little worried. Then they scored again, and I knew they had to get something going. They got a little spark in mid-second quarter, but at the half I knew it was going to be a miracle for them to come back. I dont' think anyone expected what happened."

The Tigers have done a terrific job in recruiting the talented playmaker from UMS-Wright, and it is one of the reasons for a delayed decision.

"It's an in-state power, and they are building a great program. They are going to have a great future. It wouldn't be a bad thing for me step in and be a part of it," Gibson said.

"I get along with everybody there. I have a good relationship with the coaching staff. I am probably going to carry it out [decision] until I am real sure."

Gibson knows of three official visits as he continued, "I have narrowed down some schools without telling anyone. I am down to about five or six schools. I know for sure I will take official visits to Alabama and Auburn. I will probably visit South Carolina."

"I am considering visits to Arkansas, West Virginia and Ole Miss as well. All of my official visits will come when my season ends."

It's Iron Bowl week in the state of Alabama, and Gibson will take an unofficial visit Saturday afternoon to see the Tide and Tigers.

"I am heading to Tuscaloosa this weekend. I am going with my mom, brother, a few of his friends and a few of my friends. My mom, brother and I are the only ones going to the game. My mom is real excited because it's the first game she has been to," Gibson said.

"I think it's going to be an interesting game. Alabama is going to come ready to play. For Alabama to be at home, I think they will have a big advantage."

UMS-Wright will host Shelby County Friday night in the second round of the AHSAA play-offs.


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