"This is my fifth season," Gibson said. "Just the knowledge of the offense and just knowing the game right now is a big strength for me. Just being around these guys a long time has been great for me. I look forward to what we're going to have this year." Gibson is expected to compete for increased playing time, and said he tries to make himself useful whenever he has the chance, such as special teams. Gibson takes a lot of pride in being on the unit, especially since he scored his first touchdown on special teams.Izzy Gould: Alabama football receiver Brandon Gibson battling for playing time Feels like this guy has been around since the Perkins era, but he's a senior now and he has an opportunity for meaningful playing time at this point. With the lack of size at wide receiver, Gibson is one of the bigger guys on the roster, and one of the few who can add some legitimate size to the wide receiver corps.