Defensive end Kofi Wardlow
Measurables: 6-3, 230.
School: Washington (D.C.) St. John's College High.
Rivals ranking: Three stars, No. 47 weakside defensive end.
247Sports ranking: Three stars, No. 78 weakside defensive end.
Notable numbers: Wardlow recorded 84 tackles, 28 tackles for a loss and 9.5 sacks as a senior.
First scholarship offer: Bowling Green.
Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “Tuesday morning (before signing day). I felt like this school would give me the best challenge.”
One word to describe Brian Kelly: Eager.
The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: “Having home visits every day.”
Best player I’ve played against: Penn State OL signee CJ Thorpe.
How many times have you watched Rudy? “Zero times.”
Latest Netflix binge: “The Do-Over.”
Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “Hit That” by 22 Savage.
Dream job (other than the NFL): “Successful businessman.”
Expectations for my freshman season: “Showing the coaches the type of player I am, consistent with academics and contributing to the team.”
Favorite football accomplishment: “Getting the respect of my team.”
Should football have an early signing period? “No. It's not fair to other football players still in high school.”
Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Under Armour.
Sports idol: Rudy Gay.
Preferred social media: Twitter.
Favorite musician/band: Lil Uzi Vert.
Celebrity crush: Rihanna.
Most used emoji:
Mannequin Challenge or Running Man Challenge: Mannequin Challenge.