Dalton High School's Jahmyr Gibbs has broken through with his most eye-catching offer to date -- one from the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide.
Gibbs, a senior all-purpose back, announced the offer via his Twitter page Saturday night the same way he has done with his more than 20 other offers -- straight to the point.
"Blessed to receive an offer from University of Alabama," the tweet said as he tagged both recruiting analysts Rusty Mansell and Chad Simmons.
Gibbs' other offers include at least one school from each Power 5 conference, but he was missing one from the most elite programs in the country until now. He has been verbally committed to Georgia Tech since May and has had an impressive senior season so far, coming off a nod as the Daily Citizen-News Football Player of the Year as a junior. He currently has 1,953 rushing yards and 34 touchdowns through eight games, with one score on a 97-yard kickoff return.
Many eager Georgia Tech fans offered Gibbs congratulations in the comments of his Twitter post on Saturday night, as well as some Alabama fans. He also received praise from some people who know him best, such as his grandmother Angela Willis and Dalton offensive line coach Bill Mayo.
Dalton head coach Matt Land echoed the sentiments of many fans who have been enamored by Gibbs' elusive running style.
"As a coach, it's so satisfying to have one of your hardest working players receive such a great recognition that rewards and validates their hard work," Land said. "As a dad, my heart explodes to see a boy become a young man and see a dream become an opportunity. That's one of the best parts of my job. I'm very blessed."
Multiple recruiting outlets reported that Gibbs was in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Saturday for an unofficial visit as the Crimson Tide hosted Tennessee.