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Chris Geiss is another Nittany Lion who did not need a campus tour upon his arrival. His parents are Penn State alumni, with his mother playing lacrosse and his father playing in the Penn State Blue Band. A redshirt freshman, Geiss is looking forward to preseason camp and resuming his bid to gain playing time in the wide receiver rotation. Geiss is among 15 returning Nittany Lions from Eastern Pennsylvania.
2013 (Freshman Season)
Geiss was a three-time letterman for head coach Mike Choi at Great Valley High School, playing defensive back, wide receiver and quarterback. He was selected as a team captain during his junior and senior seasons. Geiss was named a second-team All-Ches-Mont League performer as a senior after throwing for approximately 1,200 yards, rushing for 1,100 yards and scoring 26 total touchdowns. He garnered honorable-mention All-Ches-Mont League honors as a junior, throwing for nearly 1,500 yards and rushing for 1,000 yards and accounting for 20 touchdowns. He also started three games at quarterback as a sophomore. Geiss was invited to play in the Valor Bowl after his senior season. He also lettered in basketball.
Full name is Christopher William Geiss. He is the son of Robert and Pat Geiss and has one brother, Robert. His mother played lacrosse at Penn State and his father was a member of the Blue Band. An uncle and a cousin also went to school in Happy Valley. He enjoys golfing, fishing and spending time at the beach. Geiss plans on studying finance and pursing a career on Wall Street. Born December 11, 1994 in Abington, Pa.