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    Deonte Gibson
    Deonte  Gibson


    Lakewood, Ohio

    High School:
    St. Edward

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 270



    #B1GCats Lead Big Ten With 103 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Northwestern is the lone conference school to break 100 honors for the second-straight year


    Cardiac 'Cats Return in 43-40 #B1GCats OT Win at Notre Dame

    After a 19-year absence, Wildcats return to South Bend and leave winners once again


    The Skip Report: Three of a Kind

    Three Wildcats prepped together in Lakewood, Ohio


    2014 Spring Practices Underway in Evanston

    Northwestern set for 15 on-field practices between Feb. 26 and April 12


    NU Leads B1G With Over 100 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats hit triple digits in a single-sport season for the first time in school history

    2014: Redshirt junior ... Appeared in 11 of 12 games with eight starts at defensive end ... Recorded 14 tackles with 3.0 TFLs on the year ... Recovered second fumble of the season and added two tackles at Purdue ... Credited with two QB hurries at Notre Dame, including one that led to an interception by teammate Anthony Walker in the second quarter ... Recorded first career fumble recovery and two tackles vs. Western Illinois ... Collected career-high three tackles and 2.0 TFL against NIU ... Made two tackles including one tackle for loss and earned a QB hurry against Cal ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2013: Redshirt sophomore ... Regular contributor at D-End, making three straight starts against Nebraska, Michigan and Michigan State in place of the injured Dean Lowry ... Ranked second on the team with 7.0 TFL ... Had one of five NU sacks against Michigan ... Equaled a career high with three assisted tackles at Iowa ... Notched one of three NU sacks vs. Minnesota ... Registered a career-high 1.5 TFL at Wisconsin ... Posted a career-high six tackles against Ohio State ... Career-high three solo stops agains the Buckeyes ... Tallied three tackles against Maine ... Credited with a QB hurry against Western Michigan ... Had a tackle for loss against Syracuse ... Registered one of four sacks for the Wildcats in win at Cal ... Notched two tackles against the Golden Bears ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2012: Redshirt freshman ... Reserve defensive end who specialized in third-down passing situations, backing up senior Quentin Williams ... Nine total tackles for the year ... Suffered an elbow injury in opener at Syracuse that kept him out of Vanderbilt game, but recovered in time to play vs. BC ... Two tackles and two quarterback hurries vs. Indiana ... One stop at Penn State and against Nebraska ... Recorded one sack and two total tackles at Michigan.

    2011: Did not see action ... Named Defensive Practice Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 12 ... Spent early half of season recovering from a knee injury.

    High School: three-star, SuperPrep All-Midwest and All-Midwest selection ... Ranked 36th among all Ohio players and ranked 44th among all defensive ends by ... 2010 second-team All-Ohio and first-team all-district defensive end ... Tabbed the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Defensive Player of the Year ... All-Sun News team and Sun NewsDefensive Player of the Year ... Second-team U.S. Air Force All-American ... Helped lead the Eagles to the Ohio Division I state championship ... Invited to participate in the Big 33 (Ohio vs. Pennsylvania) all-star and Ohio North-South all-star games ... St. Edward was ranked #2 nationally by MaxPreps and #3 nationally by ... In 2010, totaled 115 tackles, 38 TFL's (22 sacks), 25 QB hurries and 3 forced fumbles ... Team captain ... Notched a career-high seven sacks vs. Cincinnati Elder ... In state championship game vs. Huber Heights Wayne, had a team-leading 7.5 tackles and one sack ... Prep teammate, Geoff Mogus, is also a 2011 Northwestern signee ... Also lettered in track and basketball ... Earned Honors all four years ... Coached by Rick Finotti.

    Personal: Born Deonte Perry Gibson ... Son of Darlene Gibson ... Communication studies major.