QB Drew Pyne, 6-0, 195; New Canaan (Conn.) High
Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 7 pro-style quarterback, No. 118 overall.
247Sports ranking: Three stars, No. 18 pro-style quarterback, No. 742 overall.
Notable numbers: 161-of-252 passing (64 percent) for 2,107 yards and 24 touchdowns with seven interceptions; 57 carries for 259 yards and eight touchdowns in 11 games as a senior.
Birthday: Dec. 5, 2000.
First scholarship offer: South Alabama.
Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “When I walked through the tunnel on game day and heard the fight song.”
One word to describe Brian Kelly: Leader.
Best player I’ve played against: Pittsburgh cornerback Jason Pinnock.
Most interesting fact about myself: “I play the guitar.”
Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “TiK ToK” — Ke$ha.
Most controversial opinion: “Irish music is better than any other music.”
Dream job (other than the NFL): CEO of a sports business company.
NFL player comparison: New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees.
Freshman year expectations: “Being the best teammate and leader possible.”
Favorite thing about football: “Winning and building friendships for life.”
Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Under Armour.
What’s your best sport other than football? Basketball.
Sports idol: Former Notre Dame QB Brady Quinn.
Preferred social media: None.
Favorite musician/band: The Dubliners.
Favorite TV show: “Rick and Morty” and “Game of Thrones.”
Favorite movie: “Rudy.”
Celebrity crush: Kendall Jenner.
How many times have you watched Rudy? “Can’t even count how many… too many. My cartoons as a child was ‘Rudy.’”
Most used emoji: 👍🏻☘