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Get to know: DT commitment Ian Geffrard

by Richard Davenport | June 23, 2022 at 2:00 a.m.
Defensive tackle Ian Geffrard

Massive defensive tackle Ian Geffrard is Arkansas' latest commitment after he announced for the Razorbacks on Monday.

Geffrard, 6-6, 365 pounds, of Mableton (Ga.) Whitefield Academy, picked Arkansas over scholarship offers from Auburn, Texas, Mississippi State, Boston College, Louisville, Duke, Georgia Tech and other schools.

He is expected to play on defense but could also possibly play on the offensive line. 

Nickname: I.G., Big Ian

Favorite thing about playing on the line: It's much more simple compared to other positions

Coach Deke Adams is: A great coach and an even better mentor

Funniest football moment: Bonding with teammates at camp

If I couldn't play football, I would want to star in: TV shows and movies

My mom is always on me to: Take out the trash and do my homework 

Must-watch TV: Regular show 

Love or hate rollercoasters: Hate

What superpower would you choose if given the option: Super speed

My two pet peeves are: Bugs and hot weather 

If you could meet a famous person, who would it be: Robert Downey Jr.

My hidden talent is: Juggling 

Your favorite fast-food chain and why: Taco Bell. It has great drinks along with great food.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Teriyaki chicken with fried rice

I will never ever eat: Blue cheese

Favorite junk food: Pizza

My favorite sweet-tooth craving is: Sugar cookies

Strangest thing I’ve ever eaten: Frog legs

Who is your all-time celebrity crush: Sofía Vergara 

If you could live anywhere, where would that be: Puerto Rico 

I’m terrified of: Heights 

Cat or dog person and why: Dogs. They are much more fun to play with.

Do you think aliens really exist: Yes

I get emotional when: Something happens to my family 

Which do you prefer – Twitter, instagram or Tik Tok: Instagram

Best advice I’ve received: Learn from your mistakes

Role model and why: Marshawn Lynch. He gave back to his community.

Three words to describe me: Tall, athletic, easy-going 

People would be surprised that I: Am first-generation American

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