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Brandon Gibson biography

Date of birth : 1987-08-13
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Germany
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-21
Credited as : Football player NFL, wide receiver for the St. Louis Rams, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Brandon Gibson is an American football wide receiver for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

Pro Highlights:
Acquired with an undisclosed draft choice by St. Louis from Philadelphia in exchange for LB Will Witherspoon (10/20/09)...selected by Philadelphia in the sixth round (194th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft (4/26/09).

PRO: Rookie receiver was traded along with an undisclosed draft choice to St. Louis in exchange for LB Will Witherspoon.

2009 SEASON: Played in Philadelphia's Week 3 contest vs. Kansas City (9/27) and was inactive for four other games before being traded to St. Louis (10/20)...Gibson was Philadelphia’s second-leading receiver in the preseason, totaling 12 catches for 123 yards and one touchdown.

College Highlights:
Finished his four-year career at Washington State as the school’s all-time leading receiver with 2,756 yards and 17 touchdowns on 182 receptions...started 38 of 46 games...recorded 11 100-yard receiving games...182 catches rank second in school history behind Mike Bumpus’ 195 receptions (2004-07)...earned All-Pac-10 Conference honorable mention honors and was named the team’s Offensive MVP in 2008 after leading the team with 57 receptions for 673 yards...a third-team All-America and first-team All-Pac-10 selection in 2007, broke the school’s single-season record with 1,180 yards...his nine touchdowns that season rank eighth in school history...earned honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10 honors in 2006...finished 2006 season with 49 receptions for 731 yards and four touchdowns...his 91-yard reception in at Arizona (9/30/06) was the second-longest in school history behind Nian Taylor’s 97-yard catch vs. Idaho in 1998...member of the Washington State basketball team in 2005.

Personal :
Attended Rogers High School in Puyallup, Wash...earned All-SPSL honors in his senior season after producing 946 all-purpose yards...also played basketball, earning second-team All-SPSL honors in the sport as a junior...was born in Germany...uncle, Vaughn Williams, was a defensive back for the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers in the 1980s.

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