freshman with flash
Offensive lineman Laurence Gibson of Sierra Vista, Ariz., ranked as the No. 2 prep school player in the nation by Rivals.com, enrolled early and could make an immediate impact.
The 6-foot-6-inch, 290-pounder made a good enough impression in spring practice that he’s in line for playing time in the season opener.
Virginia Tech’s Ryan Williams, left, had 1,655 yards rushing as a freshman. Darren Evans returns to add even more backfield punch.