2011 Intro: Artaves Gibson
Artravis Gibson
South Recruiting Analyst
Posted Sep 7, 2009

Mitchell High School has a number of prospects on their current team and one of them is 2011 running back Artaves Gibson. Learn more about this bruising back here.

Prospect: Artaves Gibson

Class: 2011
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
High School: Mitchell
Position: Running Back
Size: 6-1/215

Strengths: “I think the physicalness I bring to the table the way I run through the tackles. I also have speed to make the long runs. I can catch the ball well too, so I think I am a triple-threat back.”
Need to Work On: “I am trying to improve my pass blocking, making the reads, and being a better wide receiver. I really want to improve on everything.”

Recruiting:Alabama has sent a few letters and Kentucky, Illinois, Tennessee, LSU, and Miami have been showing interest.”
Offers: “Nobody has offered yet.”
Top Schools: “Tennessee, Alabama, Miami, Clemson, and Oklahoma.”

2008 Stats: “I had over 1,700 yards and I scored 23 touchdowns. I had over 200 yards receiving and a receiving touchdown too.”
2009 Goals: “I want to do better than last year and step up every time I am called on by my team. I want to make big plays, help the team every way I can, and make it back to state.”

Chad Simmons is the Recruiting Analyst for the South Region and he can be reached at ChadSimmons@Scout.com.

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