New offer shakes things up for Gibson

On Tuesday, Belle Glade (Fla.) Glades Central outside linebacker Dominique Gibson added a new offer from a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
"The offer from Wake Forest is pretty big," Gibson said.
The 5-foot-10, 190-pound defensive athlete talked about his conversation with an assistant on the staff at Wake Forest.

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"Coach Mac (Ray McCartney) was just telling me a lot of stories about a lot of players he recruited in this area like Zach (Zachary Allen) and Merrill Noel from Pahokee," Gibson said. "He was telling me about Travis Bell, even though he didn't choose them, Travis came to him for advice when he was making a decision. Travis is a good friend of mine and he trusted him like that, that stands out."
With the Demon Deacons offer now extended, Gibson said things have been pretty shaken up with regards to his recruitment. Gibson had previously named a top three of Marshall, TCU, and Vanderbilt and indicated a spring decision may be on the way. Now, he isn't quite sure that is the case.
"It is pretty significant," Gibson said. "It affects things a lot. It makes me want to back out of all my plans because who knows what other schools might offer."
The next step according to Gibson is to take some unofficial visits during the summer months.
"I plan to take a lot of summer trips to get a feel for each school," Gibson said. "I know for sure I want to visit Wake Forest, Ohio State, Vanderbilt, and Marshall."
As for a top school heading into those visits, Gibson doesn't have one quite yet.
"I wouldn't say I have a leader," Gibson said. "Marshall and Vanderbilt are kind of neck-and-neck right now but Wake Forest, with that offer, that changes a lot for me."
As a junior, Gibson had 100 tackles, eight sacks and two interceptions on defense. He also ran 46 times for 243 yards and four touchdowns and made three catches for 29 yards on offense.