Thaddeus Gibson

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Thaddeus Gibson
No. 6     Toronto Argonauts
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-10-21) October 21, 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth: Euclid, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 243 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school: Euclid (OH)
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 4 / Pick: 116
Debuted in 2010 for the San Francisco 49ers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles 3
Sacks 0.0
Forced Fumbles 1
Stats at NFL.com

Thaddeus Gibson (born October 21, 1987) is an American football defensive end for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State.

He has also played for the San Francisco 49ers and Chicago Bears.

Early years[edit]

Gibson attended Euclid High School in Euclid, Ohio, where he had 50 tackles, 17 sacks, 22 QB hurries and two interceptions as a junior. In his senior year, he collected 39 total tackles, 10 quarterback sacks and eight tackles behind the line of scrimmage.

Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Gibson was listed the No. 9 outside linebacker prospect in the nation.[1] He chose Ohio State over Michigan and Tennessee.

College career[edit]

After redshirting his initial year at Ohio State, Gibson was part of three special teams units in 2007. He recorded 11 tackles, including 3 for a loss of yardage, as well as a quarterback sack and a forced fumble over the course of the season.

In his sophomore season, Gibson earned a place in the starting lineup at defensive end. He compiled 26 tackles, 9 tackles for a loss, and 5 sacks for the year.

Professional career[edit]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On October 17, 2012, the Tennessee Titans signed Gibson to the practice squad. On December 31, 2012, the Titans signed Gibson to a reserve/future contract. On August 11, 2013, he was waived by the Titans.[2]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On August 13, 2013, Gibson was claimed off waivers by the Dallas Cowboys.[3]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On May 7, 2014, Gibson signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Outside linebackers 2006", Rivals.com, January 30, 2006 
  2. ^ Wyatt, Jim (August 11, 2013). "Tennessee Titans' Jake Locker has an off-night". The Tennessean. Retrieved August 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ Watkins, Calvin (August 13, 2013). "Cowboys claim defensive end Gibson". ESPNDallas.com. Retrieved August 14, 2013. 

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