The future is a very bright one for the Fort Gibson Tigers offense and their QBs will no doubt have the blessings of Freshman wide receiver Jaiden Graves over the next three seasons. Graves also mans the Tigers secondary with veteran like leadership and ability.
Defensively he is also a big time threat to the passing game and shows some great instincts in the Tigers secondary. Shows some great speed and coverage which are an elite part of Graves game. Jaiden also has hands. Graves has some nice athletic ability and being still new to the varsity level he has gotten comfortable with it and just has been improving every game since Stilwell. Jaiden missed the first five games due to a leg injury and started in every other one after that. Graves also is a three sport athlete who plays baseball and basketball.
Describe your season and, how do you feel you played overall for 2018?
Jaiden – As a freshman I feel like I did pretty well adjusting to the atmosphere of Friday night football.
What are some of the things that you feel you improved upon during this off season?
Jaiden – I feel like I improved on just my athletic ability overall. I really worked on my speed and footwork.
Who has been the most influential person in your football life so far?
Jaiden – I would have to say my dad he pushes me and tells me what I do good and what I need to work on. Tell us about your summer, camps, combines, visits, etc.
Tell us about the experience and what you were able to take away from it, what camps you attended?
Jaiden – I attended a skills camp at TU as a quarterback and it was a pretty cool experience and showed me how much I need to work on everything and kinda motivated me to work harder.
Most people don’t know this about me but I
Jaiden – Play baseball and basketball too
Pre Game Ritual
Jaiden – Just listen to music and pray to the Lord before we head out
Jaiden – Dreams n Nightmares by Meek Mill
Favorite Class in school:
Jaiden – Pre ap geometry
What has been the best game you have had in your career and why
Jaiden – I would have to say my game against Sallisaw was my best one of my varsity career so far. I had 7 tackles and my first interception of the season.
Biggest weight room accomplishment
Jaiden – For only weighing 160 I would say my best weight room accomplishment would be me squatting 270.
Teammate likely to be a college star
Jaiden – Carson Ladd
Hardest working player on the team
Jaiden – Braden Morgan
Player to keep an eye on
Jaiden – Carson Ladd