OL Tommy Kraemer
Measurables: 6-5, 310
School: Cincinnati (Ohio) Elder
Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 4 OT.
247Sports ranking: Five stars, No. 2 OT.
Notable numbers: Kraemer stacked up 156 pancake blocks during his senior season while paving the way for an offense that averaged 390.3 yards per game.
First scholarship offer: Illinois.
Best advice I received through the recruiting process: Sit down and enjoy it. You’re not going to have this opportunity ever again.
One word to describe Brian Kelly: Serious.
The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: The phone calls.
Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: My first visit.
My secret off-the-field talent: Swimming.
Song on my iPod I’m embarrassed to tell people about: “Love Story” by Taylor Swift.
Sports idol: Anthony Muñoz.
Preferred social media: Twitter.
Favorite football accomplishment: 2015 Ohio Gatorade Player of the Year.
Dream job (other than the NFL): A CEO of a big company.
Head coach Brian Kelly on Kraemer and Liam Eichenberg: "Those two kids are as good as you're going to find in the country, and couldn't be more excited to have two kids from the state of Ohio, from two great Catholic schools in St. Ignatius and Cincinnati Elder from the state of Ohio."