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NGT: We lost a legendary HS Football Coach in NJ this week..

JCin332 : 11/17/2021 7:05 pm
Coach Drew Gibbs who coached Ramapo HS in Franklin Lakes to multiple championships passed away suddenly on Tue morning.

A great man who was a great coach, role model, mentor, father, husband, and friend.

Somehow always made it about the team and not the individual and treated everyone on the team with the same respect.

And always a big supporter and role model to other coaches both within and outside of his sport.

RIP Coach Gibbs...
Ramapo Football Players Mourn - ( New Window )
SFGFNCGiantsFan : 11/17/2021 7:06 pm : link
I go on now & again for Giants content & saw that story. Just horrible. RIP.
Tough one  
mattlawson : 11/17/2021 7:15 pm : link
Thanks for the post - great to be reminded of communities affected by leaders and passionate individuals like this - life is fleeting
he was my gym teacher...  
only1eli : 11/17/2021 7:31 pm : link
in elementary school. he taught me how to throw a football properly. good dude.
They are having their 1st practice tonight since it happened...  
JCin332 : 11/17/2021 8:34 pm : link
My son is on the team and Chris Snee's son Dylan is one of the captains...
Ramapo is my alma mater  
Maryland Blows : 11/20/2021 7:58 am : link
The community is heart broken. Wake and funeral service today. I had a work conference this week. My brother texted me when it the story broke on Tuesday. So awful for his family and the kids of that school. He was so much more than a coach. Glad they moved to game until next Friday but this is an awful thing that will unfortunately stay with these kids for a long time.
As a Northern Highlands family  
Dang Man : 11/28/2021 9:34 am : link
This impacted us in a different way, but it still has an impact across the region regardless. Tragic and sad, but I’m sure Coach Gibbs would be proud of his players. They went out there, wore their hearts on their sleeves and played their hearts out. They should hold their heads up high.
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