Dover, Del. (Dec. 22, 2017) ---Delaware State football has announced that three high school seniors have signed to attend the University and compete for the Hornets beginning in 2018.
Running back Quadir Gibson of Glen Mills, Pa., two-way standout Khan Jamal of Lansdale, Pa., and defensive back Mohamet Thiam of Union City, N.J., have signed scholarship offers from DSU this week.
A six-foot, 240 pound back, Gibson rushed for nearly 3,000 yards and 24 touchdowns in three varsity seasons at The Glen Mills Schools.
Jamal was a star running back and defender (DB/LB) at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School and later North Penn HS in Pennsylvania.
Thiam was a football and track & field star at Union City High School. He combined for 65 tackles, five interceptions and two punt blocks during his junior and senior seasons.
DELAWARE STATE DECEMBER 2017 FOOTBALL SIGNEES
Quadir Gibson Running Back 6-0/240 Glen Mills, Pa./The Glen Mills Schools
High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner at Glen Mills … three-time All-Delaware Valley and Delaware County First Team selection (soph., junior and senior seasons) … rush for 926 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior … ran for 848 yards and six TDs during junior season and tallied 720 rushing yards and eight scores as a sophomore … helped lead school to Delaware Valley championship in junior year … also a shot putter on track & field team … had a top throw of 53’9’ as a 10th grader and 55’6” in 11th grade year.
Personal: Son of Malikh Butler and Robert Gibson … has two sisters and one brother … born 3/23/99 …plans to major in Sport Management or Criminal Justice at DSU … also competes in powerlifting … four-time Pennsylvania State & National Champion in 242 weight class.
Khan Jamal SS/OLB 5-11/210 Lansdale, Pa./North Penn HS
High School: Two-way standout at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School and later North Penn HS …. Member of two league championship teams … All-League Second Team running back as a junior.
Personal: Son of Khan Jamal and Gloria Price … has one sister … born 7/19/00 … plans to major in Sport Management at DSU
Mohamet Thiam Def. Back 6-1/180 Union City, N.J./Union City HS
High School: Two-sport standout at Union City (football, track & field) … school posted 30-12 football record during his four varsity seasons … helped lead school to two Liberty White Division championships … All-Conference First Team selection during senior season … recorded 65 tackles, three interceptions and two blocked punts as a senior … junior year stats included 34 tackles and two interceptions …also an All-County high jumper.
Personal: Son of Fatou and Birane Thiam … has two sisters … born 12/4/99