June 18, 2014
Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is senior co-captain Geoffery Bacon.
NAME: Geoffery Bacon
HOMETOWN: Milwaukee, WI
DESCRIBE COACH MONKEN: Coach Monken is intense and pushes his players to limits they don’t know are there. He is a player’s coach.
FAVORITE ATHLETE: Charles Woodson
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Green Bay Packers
FAVORITE STADIUM TO PLAY IN: Michie Stadium
OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING: Buffalo
HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: Training for the football season and taking academic classes
TO RELAX, I: I spend time with my friends and also listen to music
FAVORITE MEAL: Chicken Parmesan with pasta
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Milwaukee, WI
MY IPOD HAS: All type of music but a lot of R&B
FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY: Running out on the field for the opening kickoff.
FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT: The great people you have the opportunity to meet here.
DESCRIBE ARMY FOOTBALL: Army football can be described as changing. It is becoming a close knit family and a stronger brotherhood. As we transition with the new coaching staff we are becoming a better team.
ARMYS OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: TBD
ARMY’S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: TBD
WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPISE PEOPLE IN 2014: Andrew King
WHO IS THE STRONGEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Combination of Ryan Powis, Larry Dixon, Richard Glover, and Steve Shumaker
WHO IS FASTEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Xavier Moss and Elijah St. Hilaire
WHO IS FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Drew Hennessy
WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKLEY TO BECOME A GENERAL: Kelvin White
WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY:
I would really enjoy playing Rutgers again. We played them my sophomore year at their stadium and it was a pretty cool environment to play in. They had a DJ playing popular music during warmups which we aren’t used to.
HOW MANY PEOPLE DO YOU FOLLOW ON TWITTER: 435
2014 Getting to Know Archive