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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Na’Im Tiger Geeslin, RB, University of Dubuque

University of Dubuque running back Na’Im Tiger Geeslin recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name:  Na’Im Tiger Geeslin
  • Position: Running Back
  • College:  University of Dubuque 
  • Height: 6’1
  • Weight: 218
  • Twitter: Tkasanova_
  • Instagram: Realdonjulio__

What makes you a top prospect at your position in the 2022 NFL Draft? 

  • I would say my work ethic and mindset, which separates me from every other running back in the 2022 draft. I don’t worry about what others bring to the table because I am that confident in my own production.  

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?
  • When I was 7 I started loving football

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?

  • I will always be the hardest worker in the room.

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be? 

  • I would donate to the less fortunate because I know what it’s like to not know when your next meal will be . 

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

  • Don’t let anyone tell you you can’t do something. You are the only one who can make it happen. Block out the negative doubts. 

Who was your childhood hero? 

  • My childhood hero and still is is my older brother, he’s made things happen for our family when we had no other way. 

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school? 

  • I would say our kickers it takes more than people know to be a good kicker .

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • I have OCD so I would say anything dirty.

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome? 

  • The hardest moment in my life to overcome I would say is to stay focused on football while trying to make a living to be able to continue playing football. My family never has a lot of money so making ends meet was always a struggle but I continue to stay focused and know this won’t last long .

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?

  • My school is very special to me. My head coach, coach Z took me in when I left my division 1 school and made me feel at home every since. 

What is your favorite snack food? 

  • I would say hot Cheetos 

What is the best part of football? 

  • The adrenaline rush coming out the hole! 

If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say? 

  • He is Resilient, a monster .

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be? 

  • I would say Derrick Henry . He’s always been my inspiration . 

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why? 

  • Tupac , Nip and Biggie, they are my musical inspirations . 

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