Showing 1 - 10 of 37 Stories for Sonny Gibbs
A big ol' country boy with a big ol' country pass
TCU's Sonny Gibbs laughs and talks as tall as he walks. He is also a prime candidate for All-America selection—even if his press agent does say so
He's No Longer the Talk of the Town
With a new lady on his arm and a bigger contract in his hand, Washington's Joe Theismann, who was once known as King Quote, is now strangely silent
STABILITY IN THE UPSET CONFERENCE
But this year Royal also has to deal with Sonny Gibbs, TCU's 6-foot 7-inch quarterback, who is, as they say in Texas, the biggest quarterback in the whole wide ...
THE COWBOYS CAN RIDE HIGH ON BETTER DEFENSE
Sonny Gibbs, the big rookie quarterback, had to break six minutes for the mile; the two linebackers, Lee Roy Jordan and Jim Price, were asked to run under 6:30 .
Midseason form on the first time out
New formations, an invocation and a new coach got three teams past critical opening-day games
The Master List
The 50 greatest sports figures of the century from each of the 50 states
A Gent Agent
By answering a letter, the author helped the Dallas Cowboys lasso a basketball player
AND DOWN WENT NUMBER ONE
The quarterback, a young man named Sonny Gibbs who looks a bit like the state capitol ... Gibbs faked his halfback into the line, then faded back as Iles fled.
No weekend for the favorites
TCU's troubles began in Fort Worth, where an airplane ramp collapsed and five players, including Quarterback Sonny Gibbs, tumbled 13 feet to the ground.