Wide receiver/H-back Drew Gibson (6-2, 185, 4.6) from Ventura (Calif.) St. Bonaventure was one of the reasons the Seraphs were able to prevail in the State Championship game and take home the crown in head coach Todd Therrien first year at the helm.
"Drew was the one who broke open the state championship game," Therrien said. "It was on a third and forever when he caught a 77-yarder for a touchdown. It was a seam route that he went up and got, then ran through two guys for the score.
Though Gibson played mostly H-back as a junior it is highly likely that he will see more action at wide receiver this coming fall.
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Gibson earned all-league honors after hauling in 20 receptions for 275 yards and two touchdowns.
An outstanding all-around athlete, Gibson played basketball until this season and also plays baseball.
"The thing about Drew is, he's a great practice player, who gives 100 percent every day," Therrien said. "He's very tough and he's a coach's son so he has a good knowledge for the game.
"Drew has outstanding body control," Therrien said. "It is unbelievable, the catches he makes and he can go up and get it.
On the recruiting trail, Gibson he getting letters from mostly western schools.
"Most of the Pac 10 is showing interest in Drew," Therrien said. "Everyone who came by to see Darrell Scott and the rest of my seniors last January expressed interest in him.
Though Gibson played mainly at H-back as a junior, in all likelihood, he projects at the X on the collegiate level.