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Magnus Geers - Football - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics





250 lbs.






Zurich, Switzerland

Previous School

Temple/LaSalle College HS [PA]

*has a super senior season available due to COVID

Pronunciation:  MAG niss GEERS (rhymes with Pierce)

Temple: Played three seasons at Temple, lettering in 2022, redshirting in 2021, and having a COVID season in 2020, meaning he has three years to play … saw action in six games last season, mostly on special teams, and played in one in 2021 … was named to the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.

High School: Moved to America in order to pursue dream of playing Division I football, teaching himself the game via YouTube videos … he purchased a one-way ticket … lettered in football, soccer and crew at La Salle … played football for coach Chris Myers … ranked the No. 1 football recruit in Switzerland … also played quarterback, offensive line, defensive line and safety at La Salle.

Personal: Full name is Magnus Leon Geers … parents are Inga and Christian Geers … has a sister Paulina and brother Johannes … majoring in business administration … birthday is May 30, 2000 … taught himself American Football by watching YouTube videos, and he purchased a one-way ticket to America to pursue that dream … speaks four languages fluently (English, Swiss, French and German).