Starkville native Le'Marcus Gibson has joined the Bulldog football coaching staff as associate head coach/defensive backs coach.
Gibson graduated from Harrison Central High School in 2007. He holds a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette and a master's degree in sports administration from Grambling State University.
He played safety and outside linebacker at the University of Hawaii in 2007 before transferring to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College for his 2008 season. He played 2010, 2011 and 2012 for University of Louisiana-Lafayette.
Gibson started his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Grambling State University in 2015 as the strength and conditioning coach. He moved to Nicholls State University coaching the safeties. He then was the strength and conditioning coach and defensive back coach at Oklahoma Panhandle State University during the 2016 and 2017 seasons and was named defensive coordinator during the 2018 season.