28  Artaves Gibson
Artaves Gibson

RS Sophomore

Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Mitchell HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215




Tigers Open Season Against UT Martin Saturday

Kickoff slated for 6 p.m. in Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium


Larry Porter Press Luncheon - Oct. 17, 2011


Head Coach Postgame Quotes


Memphis Postgame Notes


Postgame Quotes


Behind the Scenes: 2012 Memphis Football Commercial

You may have seen the first of this year's Memphis football commercials this week; well the Memphis Tiger Network was behind the scenes at the 2012 commercial shoot. Check out some of what you may have seen already and more of what you didn't.


2012 Memphis Football Photo Shoot

Preseason Photo Shoot. Photos by Joe Murphy.


Memphis vs. Marshall

Memphis vs. Marshall at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Nov. 17, 2011.


Memphis vs. UCF

Memphis at UCF on March 29, 2011 in Orlando, Fla.


Has played in 11 games ... Has rushed for 316 yards on 104 carries ... Has nine receptions for 46 yards.

Honors (Academic/Athletic)

Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for the 2011 fall semester ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for 2011-12.

2011 (Freshman)

Played in 11 games and made two starts ... Team's second-leading rusher with 316 yards on 104 carries ... Had a long rush of 31 yards vs East Carolina ... Also caught nine passes for 46 yards ... Had 362 all-purpose yards (sxith on team) ... Posted season highs for rushing yards (85) and carries (17) in his Memphis debut vs Mississippi State ... Also caught a season-high two passes vs the Bulldogs ... In his second college game vs Arkansas State, rushed for 42 yards and had a season-best 19 receiving yards ... Tied a season high with two receptions vs the Red Wolves ... Rushed for 52 yards on 14 carries vs Middle Tennessee ... Best game in Conference USA action came against East Carolina with 65 yards on 13 rushes.


Lettered for Coach Nathan Cole at Mitchell High School ... Ranked as the No. 22 top prospect in the state of Tennessee by Rivals.com ... Rushed for over 500 yards on 85 carries and five touchdowns in four games in 2010 ... Slowed by a knee injury he suffered in the 2009 season and was forced to sit out the spring while rehabbing ... Missed the 2010 season opener, but returned the following week to post a 150-yard, two-TD performance in the 40-18 win over Fairley ... Also had a stellar game in a win over East with 110 yards on 25 carries ... A 16-AAA All-District Team honorable mention pick ... Invited to participate in the Toyota East-West Tennessee All-Star Classic ... Also invited to the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl ... Rushed for 511 yards on 96 carries and five touchdowns in five games as a junior, before being sidelined by a knee injury ... Ran for 102 yards on 19 carries and a score vs Kirby ... Helped squad to a 10-4 record in 2009 ... Rushed for over 1,700 yards and logged 23 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2008 ... Rushed for 192 yards and two TD in the 2008 state championship game vs Knoxville Catholic ... Named MVP of the state title contest ... Selected all-state twice and earned all-district and all-metro honors three-consecutive seasons ... A three-star running back according to Rivals.com ... Also lettered four season for the track team, competing in the 200M, 400M and 4x100 relay team.


Son of Addie Jefferson ... Born Nov. 26, 1992, in West Palm Beach, Fla. ... Major undeclared.

Career Stats

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