Biography: Four-year starter used at both cornerback and safety. All-conference selection as a senior with totals of 95 tackles/3 interceptions/5 pass breakups. Junior numbers included 40/3/9.
Positives: Solid college defensive back who flashed skill at Wyoming. Keeps the action in front of him, gets his teammates in proper position and shows ball skills. Follows receivers everywhere on the field. Has an explosive burst out of his plant and nice move to the throw. Flashes the ability to quickly peddle in reverse and can stay with receivers out of breaks.
Negatives: Inconsistent. Does not play with a sense of urgency. Seems to lose a sense of where he is on the field at times. Bites on ball fakes and blows assignments.
Analysis: Gipson made an immediate impact at Wyoming yet never truly elevated his game as most scouts thought possible. He offers a variety of skills and can be used in nickel or dime packages if he plays at a consistently high level and does well on special teams.
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