Getting to Know Jason Gingell
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Jason Gingell
Fifth-year Senior
Kicker


Fifth-year senior Jason Gingell earned his first varsity letter in 2007 serving as the Wolverines' kicker for five contests. This year, Gingell has been a kickoff specialist for the Wolverines, seeing action in seven games and booting five touchbacks in those contests. Gingell has hit three field goals in his career with a career-long 42 yarder in Michigan's season opener his senior/junior season.

Full name (nickname): Jason Nicholas Gingell
I can't live without: my cell phone and wallet
After my football career, I hope to: earn an MBA degree
Person who had the biggest influence of my life: mom and dad
Most impressive person I've ever met or know: Michael Phelps
The most famous person I've met is (When And Where): Gerald Ford in Oosterbaan
Person in history I'd most like to meet: Jesus
Best advice I ever received was: anything my dad tells me
My advice to young kids: work hard at everything you do
When I was growing up, I never thought I would: play college football
Hobbies and leisure activities: golf, snowboard, fish, relax at pool, and play softball
Pre-game ritual: go to mass
Superstitions (for a game): listen to the same playlist on the way to the stadium
In a football game, someday I'd like to: score a TD on a fake field goal
If I was to play another sport, it would be: baseball
When I want to get away from football I: go to Northern Michigan
The greatest football game I ever played in was: vs. MSU in 2004 C- we came from behind to win in the third overtime

Favorites

Food: filet mignon
Place to Eat Out: The Chop House
Cartoon/TV show growing up: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
TV channel: ESPN
TV show: Entourage
Magazine:Maxim and Robb Report
Book: The Game
Movie: Gladiator
Actor: Al Pacino / Vince Vaughn
Actress: Jessica Alba
Superhero: Batman
Cartoon character: Bart Simpson
Musician or music group: Eminem
Car: Ferrari Enzo
Professor: Margaret Noori


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