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Miller Gibbs
Miller Gibbs makes the Wuerffel Trophy watch list for the second consecutive season.
photo courtesy of Appalachian State Athletics

App State’s Gibbs Added to Wuerffel Trophy Watch List

App State tight end Miller Gibbs is a repeat nominee to the watch list for the Wuerffel Trophy, which is awarded to the FBS player who best combines exemplary community service with leadership achievement on and off the field.

Named after 1996 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Danny Wuerffel from Florida, the Wuerffel Trophy honors college football players who serve others, celebrate their positive impact on society and inspire greater service in the world.

During his App State career, Gibbs and other teammates have time coaching and being positive influences for participants in the Girls on the Run program. Gibbs also has led a bible study group involving members of App State’s football team.

Gibbs, who earned a management degree in December, has returned to App State for a sixth year and is pursuing a graduate certificate in business analytics. He has played in 45 career games, including all 12 during a 2022 season in which he made five starts and received the team’s Jerry Moore Award.