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Meet OL Geron Christian Sr. 

Get to know offensive lineman Geron Christian Sr., claimed off waivers from the Washington Football Team on May 21, 2021.

Name: Geron Christian Sr.

Position: Offensive lineman

Height/Weight: 6-6, 315

Hometown: Ocala, Florida

School: Louisville

Get to know Geron:

  • Geron is pronounced JARE-en.
  • Christian was selected in the third round (74th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft and spent three seasons (2018-20) with the Washington Football Team, appearing in 24 games with eight starts.
  • Christian and Jonathan Greenard reunite as Texan teammates after playing three seasons together at the University of Louisville.
  • The Ocala native started all 39 games during his three seasons (2015-17) the University of Louisville and earned all-ACC honors in each of those campaigns. The Cardinals finished with the third-ranked offense in the country during his final two seasons.
  • Christian earned third-team all-league accolades after helping the Cardinals average 532.6 yards of total offense and protecting Lamar Jackson during his Heisman Trophy winning season in 2016.
  • As a true freshman in 2015, he was the only offensive lineman to start every game for Louisville and earned an All-ACC honorable mention selection after the Cardinals' win over Texas A&M in the Music City Bowl.
  • Christian grew up playing basketball and only began football during his final two years of high school. He transferred from West Port High School where he totaled a double-double on the basketball court, averaging 14 points per game and 13 rebounds per game average.
  • His brother is former NFL tight end Gerald Christian who played two seasons with the Arizona Cardinals (2013-14).
  • Christian began the 2020 season as Washington's left tackle and made six starts before suffering a season-ending injury.

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