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Old 01-20-2016, 03:40 PM
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Default Jefferie Gibson leaving Clemson

TCI has confirmed with multiple sources that safety Jefferie Gibson is leaving Clemson and will transfer to another school.

A source told us the redshirt freshman is leaving school due to "bad advice."

Gibson's departure is a surprise blow to a Clemson secondary that lost three starters to the NFL last week. Juniors Mackensie Alexander, Jayron Kearse and T.J. Green all decided to forgo their senior seasons to enter the NFL Draft.

Gibson, 6-4, 210, was expected to compete with Jadar Johnson and Van Smith for playing time this spring. Last summer, he was constantly brought up by the Clemson coaches, especially by head coach Dabo Swinney, as they raved about the safety following practices.

Once source confirmed the coaches were taken by total surprise, and that they felt like he was going to be able to compete for serious playing time in 2016.

Another source told us Gibson just told the coaches he wanted to transfer and did not give a real reason as to why.

We asked our sources if there was any way Swinney might be able to persuade Gibson to reconsider and we were told, "No." They said Gibson had already made up his mind.
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Old 01-20-2016, 03:42 PM
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Default Re: Jefferie Gibson leaving Clemson

Bad advice? More like horrendous advice.
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Old 01-20-2016, 03:45 PM
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Default Re: Jefferie Gibson leaving Clemson

Which WR, LB and/or running back is most likely to convert?

Jadar is solid.
Chad Smith is solid.
Korin Wiggins is solid.
We hope Tanner Muse can play. He would be a big safety.

Need some more depth.
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Old 01-20-2016, 03:45 PM
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Geez, wtf.
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Old 01-20-2016, 03:46 PM
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Default Re: Jefferie Gibson leaving Clemson

Bad advice from who?

Bad advice that brought him to Clemson?
Bad advice that led him to a mistake?
Bad advice to leave?
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Old 01-20-2016, 03:55 PM
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Bad advice from who?

Bad advice that brought him to Clemson?
Bad advice that led him to a mistake?
Bad advice to leave?
We were not told who told him that, but whoever it was gave him the advice to leave Clemson and to transfer to another school.
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Old 01-20-2016, 03:58 PM
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Default Re: Jefferie Gibson leaving Clemson

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Bad advice from who?

Bad advice that brought him to Clemson?
Bad advice that led him to a mistake?
Bad advice to leave?
My thought process as well with that statement. I certainly expect TCI to respect any privacy issues, but the "bad advice" portion can be construed to mean several things.

One thing is for sure, he is missing out on what appears to be a golden opportunity to really get some serious playing time next year.

While the transfer is perplexing, I do wish him the best as he transitions elsewhere.
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Old 01-20-2016, 03:59 PM
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Default Re: Jefferie Gibson leaving Clemson

Thanks for the clarification, Will.
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Old 01-20-2016, 04:02 PM
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Thanks for the clarification, Will.
No problem!
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Old 01-20-2016, 04:03 PM
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Who in the hell besides a relative would this guy listen to. Damn TJ Green now Gibson...something is not right.
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