Ramapo HS football coach Drew Gibbs dies at age of 59 following emergency surgery

Ramapo High School football coach Drew Gibbs, a legend in New Jersey football, has died at the age of 59.

News 12 Staff

Nov 16, 2021, 4:29 PM

Updated 883 days ago

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Ramapo High School football coach Drew Gibbs, a legend in New Jersey football, has died at the age of 59.
Gibbs has been a mainstay at Ramapo over two decades, leading the Raiders to seven sectional titles.
He was at practice Monday getting his team ready for the upcoming championship game against Northern Highlands when he started having chest pains. It was an aortic tear.
Emergency surgery couldn't save Gibbs, who died Tuesday as a result of complications.
The team had been set to play in the state championship game. The status of the championship game is in limbo.


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