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FAU football to hire ex-Raiders, Florida State player Derrick Gibson as safeties coach, per report

FAU football is set to hire Derrick Gibson as its safeties coach, according to a report Monday by Adam Rittenberg. The high school head coach of Miami Killian, Gibson was a first-round pick from Florida State in 2001 and played six seasons with the then-Oakland Raiders. Gibson will take over for Lance Thompson, who departed for Maryland last week. Gibson will work under Willie Taggert, who was the head coach at FSU from 2018-19.
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Derrick Gibson coulda been a contender

In a sport where—until recently—there are forty rounds in a draft, Major League Baseball teams sign a lot of young men with the hopes that a handful of them will develop into their next superstar player. It’s far from sure, but occasionally teams will land a player that you are just convinced will be the next big thing for your team. The Colorado Rockies are no exception, and the idea for today’s topic comes from @rocktober19 on twitter:
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