DE NANA OSAFO-MENSAH, 6-3, 235, FORT WORTH (TEXAS) NOLAN CATHOLIC
Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 23 WDE.
247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 14 WDE, No. 222 overall.
Notable numbers: 65 tackles, 24 tackles for a loss, 23 quarterback hurries, 14 sacks, two forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and four pass breakups.
Birthday: Dec. 18, 2000.
First scholarship offer: Texas A&M.
Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: "Right after my official visit (in April)."
One word to describe Brian Kelly: Trustworthy.
The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: "Probably all the interviews." Ouch. He added, "This one isn't too bad. This is better than the other ones. The other ones are just ridiculous."
Best player I’ve played against: Colorado WR Jarek Broussard.
The last thing you watched on Netflix: "The Haunting of Hill House."
Most embarrassing song on my playlist: The Hannah Montana Theme Song.
Dream job (other than the NFL): CEO of a company.
NFL player comparison: Bears OLB Khalil Mack.
Expectations for my freshman season: "Just get adjusted to the new environment and really buy into the program."
Favorite football accomplishment: "Having 14 sacks this season."
Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Under Armour.
What was the first position you played in football? Right guard.
What’s your best sport other than football? Basketball.
Sports idol: Kobe Bryant.
Preferred social media: Twitter.
Favorite musician/band: Lil Wayne and Lil Baby.
Celebrity crush: Gabrielle Union.
How many times have you watched Rudy? Once.
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How many pets do you have? Two dogs, Cookie and Jack.