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