Bison linebacker signee Jack Begley is ready for his time to play the Sam linebacker spot at NDSU

Omaha (Neb.) Millard North linebacker and new NDSU signee Jack Begley is the latest Bison to sign in the 2017 class and he went in-depth with the BisonReport.com to share more about his reasons to sign with North Dakota State.

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BisonReport.com: What is your current height and weight? What weight would the NDSU staff like you to report at this summer?

Jack Begley: I am 6'3" 205 lbs right now. The staff isn't overly concerned with my weight right now because they are confident I will be able to put on 10-15 lbs this summer with Coach Kramer. 

BisonReport.com: What are your individual and team goals you hope to accomplish during your college career?

JB: Individually, I would like to earn a starting job early in my career and play in as many games as possible. Team-wise, I would like to play a part in continuing the great winning tradition that has been established by those who have played before me.

BisonReport.com: What are you looking to work on the most this spring to prepare yourself for Missouri Valley football?

JB: This spring I will continue to work on my strength and speed.

BisonReport.com What future moment are you looking forward to the most as a Bison?

JB: Plain and simple, winning a National Championship.

BisonReport.com: What was the main reason you chose to attend North Dakota State University?

JB: The culture. I figured it makes the best sense to go into a program that has already established a championship culture, not a program that is working to build one.

BisonReport.com: What team do you want to beat the most as a Bison and why?

JB: Oregon in 2020. It would be another huge win for NDSU on a national stage.

BisonReport.com: Is there any unfinished academic business or are you all set to enroll at NDSU?

JB: I am all set to enroll.

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BisonReport.com: If you don't make it to the NFL, where do you see yourself in 10 years?

JB: Hopefully I will have finished med-school and moved on to completing my residency somewhere in the US. 

BisonReport.com: What is it about Coach Klieman and the coaching staff that makes you want to play for them?

JB: I appreciate how genuine and straightforward they have been with me throughout the recruiting process.

BisonReport.com: What is something you learned about North Dakota State University that surprised you during the recruiting process?

JB: Initially, I was surprised at the size of the school and of Fargo - Both were larger than I expected, which is a positive for me.

BisonReport.com: What position do you expect to play at NDSU? What other position did the Bison staff mention as a possibility?

JB: As of right now, I am slated to be a Sam linebacker. The staff did not discuss any other possibilities with me.

BisonReport.com: What have the coaches told you regarding how they plan to utilize your strengths as a player?

JB: The coaches like my ability to play in space, which I developed through playing safety in high school.

BisonReport.com: Have you had any communication with other NDSU recruits and if so what?

JB: Yes, we have group chats on Twitter and Snapchat. 

BisonReport.com: What player do you model your game after and why?

JB: I don't necessarily have one specific player that I model my game after, but I try to gather as much as I can when watching great players play on TV.


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