|Position:||Offensive Graduate Assistant|
Michael Gibbs begins his second season at Arkansas State as an offensive graduate assistant coach.
His first season at A-State, Gibbs helped lead the Red Wolves to an 8-5 overall record, a Sun Belt Conference championship with a 7-1 league record and a 31-13 victory over UCF in the 2016 Cure Bowl.
Gibbs most recently served as East Side High School's (Cleveland, Miss.) offensive line coach in 2015, but before that was a two-year football letterman at Delta State in 2013 and 2014.
During his senior season with the Statesmen, Gibbs was named First Team All-American, All-Gulf South Conference and All-Super Region. He started all 21 of his career games at Delta State, ending his senior campaign with 36 knockdown blocks.
Prior to joining Delta State, Gibbs played for head coach Gene Murphy at Hinds Community College (Raymond, Miss.), earning a spot in the MACJC All-Star Game.
The Brandon, Miss., native earned his bachelor's degree in physical education from Delta State University in May of 2016. He was an academic all-conference selection and a member of the dean's list.
Gibbs accumulated numerous accolades at Northwest Rankin High School (Flowood, Miss.), including first team all-metro and all-district and second team-all state honors.