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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Easton Gibbs, LB, Wyoming

Easton Gibbs displays good lateral quickness and football intelligence as a LB for Wyoming. Hula Bowl scout Lawrence Sanft breaks down Gibbs as an NFL Prospect in his report.
Easton Gibbs displays good lateral quickness and football intelligence as a LB for Wyoming. Hula Bowl scout Lawrence Sanft breaks down Gibbs as an NFL Prospect in his report.

Player Data

Name, Jersey #Easton Gibbs, #28
School (Code)University of Wyoming (WYUN)
Class YrrSr.
Height, Weight6010, 230lbs
40 Yd Dash4.62
Position/DepthMLB, Starter
Honors/Captainship2022 1st team All MW and 2021 HM All MW by PFF
Season Viewed (yr)2022
Games Watched9/24 vs. UTBY, 11/19 vs. IDBO, 11/25 vs. CAFR
Scout Name / DateLawrence Sanft, 10/3/22

Per Year Stats (Most Recent First)

2022121 TOT, 64 solo, 3 sacks 
202189 TOT, 49 solo, 2 sacks
202042 TOT, 21 solo 
2019Redshirt

Player Summary:

Gibbs is a redshirt senior who has played for WYUN for three seasons. Plays the inside linebacker position in WYUN’s 4-3 defensive scheme. Has good height, adequate weight and good speed to play the position. Good athletic ability with good quick feet, good play quickness, good play speed, good COD, good flexibility and good balance. Shows good FBI to read and recognize offensive formations and adjust. Good initial quickness to read and react at the LOS, has a knack for the football. Good strength at the POA to control drive blocks. Good lateral quickness to move along the LOS. Shows good ball instincts, good anticipation, good reaction and good adjustment to the ball in pass coverage. Good pursuit to chase down ball carriers from snap to whistle. Solid range to make open field tackles from pass coverage responsibility. Solid take off as a blitz rusher. Solid tackler to stop ball carriers at the LOS and the open field. Adequate hand speed to shed or release blocks to stop ball carriers against inside runs. Adequate lateral quickness and adequate acceleration to stop ball carriers against outside runs. Adequate UOH as a blitz rusher to get to the QB. Adequate hands to create turnovers in coverage.

Scheme Fit:

MIKE/WILL linebacker in a 4-3 defensive scheme.

Power Statement:

Gibbs is a fast physical linebacker that will contribute on special teams and has potential to be a starter in the NFL. 

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