Soldotna’s Drew Gibbs undergoes successful ACL surgery

Drew GibbsDrew Gibbs of Soldotna High School leaving Andrews Institute after ACL surgery.

Trey Gibbs, father of Soldotna High School football star Drew Gibbs, reports to us that his son’s knee surgery on Thursday at the hands of Dr. James Andrews was a success.  Drew tore his ACL in the opening game of the season.

Related: Drew’s story

Related: Trey’s story

Today, Drew will return to the Andrews Institute for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Florida for his first check-up and to meet the physical therapist, who will start him on his rehab regimen.

Drew Gibbs

Drew was taken from the Andrews Institute after surgery in a Lazy-Boy chair.

On Saturday, the pair will fly back to Alaska to begin working on rehabbing Drew’s knee, so he’s able to continue pursuing his dream of playing college football.

You’ll be able to follow Drew’s journey in the High School Football America blog A Family Affair.

You can also listen to this great father and son story on the High School Football America Radio Show below.

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