Gibboney Named Graduate Assistant

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM J.B. Gibboney served on the staff of Purdue associate head coach Danny Hope at Eastern Kentucky in 2006 and 2007.
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J.B. Gibboney served on the staff of Purdue associate head coach Danny Hope at Eastern Kentucky in 2006 and 2007.
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June 5, 2008


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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue head football coach Joe Tiller announced today that J.B. Gibboney will join the staff as a graduate assistant. Gibboney will work with the offense and kickers and coordinate the scout team defense.

Gibboney comes to the Boilermakers from Florida A&M, where he was hired in February of 2008 as special teams coach.

Gibboney served on the staff of Purdue associate head coach Danny Hope at Eastern Kentucky in 2006 and 2007, first as a graduate assistant and subsequently handling operations and assisting with special teams.

Since 2001, Gibboney has worked for the Ray Guy Kicking Academy - the premier kicking academy in the nation - teaching the art of kicking and punting.

Gibboney earned two letters as a kicker at Pittsburgh after joining the Panthers as a walkon in 2000. He converted 4 of 6 field goals during his career.

A native of Huntingdon, Pa., Gibboney (born Feb. 6, 1982) earned a bachelor's degree in environmental science from Pittsburgh in 2004 and a master's in sports administration from Eastern Kentucky in 2007.