Recognised as one of the AFL’s pre-eminent key defenders, Josh Gibson continues to take on and beat the best forwards in the competition.Originally from the TAC Cup’s Oakleigh Chargers, Gibson enjoyed an excellent 2004 season with North Melbourne’s then VFL affiliate Port Melbourne.
It could be a sign that Gordon isn't putting forth his best efforts to get back into the NFL despite applying for reinstatement in March.Most think the player who breaks the "color line" will be an established Negro Leagues star, such as legendary hurler Leroy "Satchel" Paige of the Kansas City Monarchs or Homestead Grays' catcher Josh Gibson, who was called "the black Babe Ruth." But Dodgers General Manager Branch Rickey confounds the experts and chooses the confrontational but cerebral Jackie Robinson first.Delroy Lindo, an unheralded but talented character actor ("Broken Arrow," "Get Shorty," "Malcolm X," "Crooklyn") shows true leading man potential as Satchel Paige in this engaging story about the struggle for Negro League stars to make it to the "big leagues" in the mid 1940s. Law"), a fine actor, seems physically miscast as Jackie Robinson, but turns in a credible performance as the future Brooklyn Dodger second baseman and Hall of Famer.His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack ...See full summary » Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university.
Selected at pick 7 in the 2004 NAB AFL Rookie Draft, Gibson’s continued good form saw him make the transition from rookie to senior list at Arden Street by the end of 2005.