2010 • JUNIOR SEASON: No. 2 on the depth chart at fullback ... saw action in 10 games off the bench at fullback, tight end and on special teams ... Academic All-SoCon.
2009 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Saw action in 10 games, mostly on special teams...Academic All-Southern Conference honoree...made the Dean's List during the fall semester.
2008 • REDSHIRT SEASON: Sat out as a redshirt...earned a spot on the Dean's List in the fall.
2007 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Participated in four games as a true freshman...played on special teams...totaled three tackles, one each in games at Jacksonville State, at Georgia Southern and against Furman...worked with the running backs and was a member of the scout team...earned a spot on the Dean's List in the fall.
HIGH SCHOOL: Second team all-state as a defensive end senior year at the Christian Academy of Knoxville...helped Warriors to state playoffs in freshman, junior and senior years...two-time all-region honoree...two-time team captain...first junior in school history to be named captain...coached at Christian Academy of Knoxville by Bill Young...a National Merit Scholar...earned four letters in basketball and two in track...two-time all-district basketball player...team earned spot in state basketball playoffs his sophomore season.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 9, 1989, in Columbus, Ohio...son of Vicki and Joe Geist...has one older brother...graduated with a degree in Business Management in May 2011.