CB K.J. WALLACE, 5-11, 190; ATLANTA LOVETT
Rivals ranking: Three stars, No. 57 CB
247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 38 CB, No. 382 overall.
Notable numbers: 34 tackles, 2.5 tackles for a loss, 1.5 sacks, two interceptions and six pass breakups; 69 carries for 511 yards and eight touchdowns; 50 catches for 441 yards and two touchdowns as a senior.
Birthday: Aug. 6, 2000.
First scholarship offer: Vanderbilt.
Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “The plane ride back from junior day (in January).”
One word to describe Brian Kelly: Passionate.
The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: “Wasting my time traveling to places. I hated that.”
Best player I’ve played against: Georgia RB commit James Cook.
The last thing you watched on Netflix: "Narcos: Mexico."
Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “When the Party’s Over” — Billie Eilish.
Dream job (other than the NFL): CEO of a company.
NFL player comparison: Packers CB Jaire Alexander.
Expectations for my freshman season: “I’m trying to come in and play. I understand the odds are against you, especially if you are a late-coming freshman. But I feel like when I join them in the offseason, my skill set, I think I could get some playing time.”
Favorite football accomplishment: Getting all-state last season.
Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Nike.
What was the first position you played in football? Linebacker and running back.
What’s your best sport other than football? Track.
Sports idol: Sean Taylor.
Preferred social media: Snapchat.
Favorite musician/band: “I feel like saying Drake would be basic, but that’s my guy.” He also watched Degrassi. “His peak was ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late.’”
Celebrity crush: “Old school Jada Pinkett Smith.” He added, “Old school. Do not put now, or people will think I’m weird.”
How many times have you watched Rudy? Zero.
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How many pets do you have? One French Bulldog, Cash.