Both were selected in the NFL draft Saturday, becoming the first TU duo to be drafted since 1994. It was the earliest the Golden Hurricane has had two players picked in the NFL draft since 1979, when TU had players go in the second and fourth rounds.

“It is rewarding,” Gipson told the Tulsa World before the draft. “I’ve just always had the dream to play in the NFL, so regardless where I landed (for college), my hard work and dedication still would have been the same. But, with being at Tulsa — someone hasn’t been drafted since 2011, and he was a great athlete — but even to be just acknowledged by anything from Tulsa is an accomplishment for me.”

Take a look back at Gipson's college career here