Mike Gibson (American football)

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Mike Gibson
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Gibson in the 2013 preseason.
No. --     Free Agent
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-11-18) November 18, 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth: Napa, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 298 lb (135 kg)
Career information
High school: Napa (CA)
College: California
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 6 / Pick: 184
Debuted in 2009 for the Seattle Seahawks
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Games played 20
Games started 8
Stats at NFL.com

Michael Thomas "Mike" Gibson (born November 18, 1985) is an American football guard who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at California.

Gibson has also played for the Seattle Seahawks.

Early years[edit]

Gibson played high school football at Napa High School where he was Second-Team All-State player and the Monticello Empire League's Lineman of the Year.

College career[edit]

Following high school, he attended and played for Solano Community College where he was All-Bay Valley Conference and an All-American. He transferred to University of California, Berkeley in 2006 and All-Pacific-10 Conference Honorable Mention for Cal his senior year.[1][2]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4 in 308 lb 32 in 5.27 s 1.75 s 2.97 s 4.64 s 7.21 s 27 in 9 ft 2 in 31 reps
All measurables were taken at the NFL Scouting Combine.[3][4]

First stint with Eagles[edit]

Gibson was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. During the 2008 preseason, he sustained a shoulder injury and was placed on injured reserve for the remainder of the year. He was waived on September 5, 2009. He was re-signed to their practice squad on September 6.

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Gibson was signed off of the Eagles practice squad on October 21, 2009 by the Seattle Seahawks. He played in his first NFL game on December 20 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He started for the Seahawks in their 2010 season opening game against the San Francisco 49ers on September 12.[5] He was waived on September 28, 2010, but later re-signed to the team's practice squad. He was promoted to the active roster on October 3, 2010, made 8 starts at right guard and played in a total of 14 regular season games during the season. He also started the NFC wild card playoff game against New Orleans and the divisional playoff game against Chicago. He was released by the team on September 3 before the start of the 2011 NFL Season.

On December 7, 2011, Gibson was re-signed by the Seattle Seahawks after Russell Okung was placed on the injured reserve.[6]

Second stint with Eagles[edit]

Gibson was re-signed to a two-year contract with the Eagles on March 15, 2012, after his contract with Seattle expired. [7]

He was released by the Eagles on December 16, 2012.

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

The Arizona Cardinals signed Gibson on December 17, 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ James, Marty (2010-01-25). "Building block for Gibson". Napa Valley Register. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  2. ^ "NFL Draft Profile". nfl.com. Archived from the original on 2008-04-16. Retrieved 2008-04-30. 
  3. ^ "Mike Gibson combine report". NFL. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Mike Gibson". NFL Draft Scout. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 
  5. ^ James, Marty. "Gibson gets the start for Seahawks in NFL opener against 49ers". Napa Valley Register. Retrieved 2011-01-08. 
  6. ^ "The Seattle Seahawks Place Russell Okung on Injured Reserve and Sign Guard Mike Gibson". 
  7. ^ "Napa’s Gibson signs deal with Eagles". Napa Valley Register. 2012-03-19. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 

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