Footballguys Staff Bio: Ari Ingel

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Education: UC Berkeley

Hometown: Los Angeles, Ca

Years playing fantasy football: 18

Favorite FF smack talk: My waiver wire claim is bigger than yours

Years writing about fantasy football: Six

Favorite FBG feature: Projections- who doesn’t like projections.

Organized football experience: Played wide receiver and safety in high school. Arm- chair QB since then.

Favorite NFL team: After Al Davis broke my heart repeatedly; I turned to Fantasy Football and any team with a Cal Bear player on them. Would love to see the Rams come back to Cali. Also got love for N’awlins; Whodat!

Favorite college team: UC Berkeley. Go Bears!

Favorite fan moment: The “Beastquake” – Marshawn Lynch TD run vs the Saints in the playoffs in 2011. Goosebumps when you watch that replay. Check some of the fan footage on You Tube to see that stadium explode. Once again, Go Bears!

Favorite player of all time: Barry Sanders or Bo Jackson. Both played for too short.

NFL rule(s) I would change if I could: Would love a college football type sudden death during the regular season if nobody scores in over time.

Favorite movie(s): Braveheart, Almost Famous, Lord of the Rings, Shawshank Redemption, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (John Hughes was a genius).

Favorite musical genres/albums/artists: of Verona, Jay-Z, 2Pac, Roots Manuva, The Police, Bob Marley, Radiohead and more.

What I read: Biographies, The Economist, NY Times.

Hobbies: Hiking, Beach, Playing Volleyball and Basketball, Travel

Favorite TV show(s): Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, SportsCenter, Entourage

Quote: “I was not put on this earth to be no mans backup singer” – Peter Tosh

Parting thoughts: Pick your guys and not those who fall to you.