Kentucky Wildcats receive second commitment from Springfield senior

Published: Thursday, September 20, 2018 @ 8:53 AM

Springfield High School football player, Isaiah Gibson helps deliver a bicycle to a family in need for Christmas last week.  The Springfield High School football team helped a local family of seven with gifts and three bicycles.  JEFF GUERINI/STAFF
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Springfield High School football player, Isaiah Gibson helps deliver a bicycle to a family in need for Christmas last week. The Springfield High School football team helped a local family of seven with gifts and three bicycles. JEFF GUERINI/STAFF(HANDOUT)

Springfield High School senior defensive tackle Isaiah Gibson announced his verbal commitment to the University of Kentucky on Wednesday night.

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Gibson, a three-star prospect who ranks 19th among Ohio recruits in the 2019 class, according to 247Sports.com, joins fellow Springfield senior, Moses Douglass, in the Kentucky Wildcats recruiting class.

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The 6-foot-4, 294-pound Gibson narrowed his choices to Michigan State, Minnesota, Purdue, Wisconsin and Kentucky in July and to three (Kentucky, Purdue and Wisconsin) on Sept. 6.

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Gibson has 15 tackles in four games this season for Springfield, which routed Centerville last week and takes a 4-0 record into a Friday home game against Lebanon.

The Wildcats have one other player who has committed to a Division I school. Michael Brown-Stephens picked Minnesota in July.

Ra’Heim Moss is another Springfield recruit with Division I offers. Moss, Gibson, Douglass and Brown-Stephens all rank in the top 70 in Ohio’s 2019 class.