Offensive lineman Robert Hainsey

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Measurables: 6-5, 295.

School: Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy.

Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 10 offensive tackle.

247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 9 offensive guard.

Notable numbers: Hainsey helped pave the way for an offense that racked up more than 2,000 passing yards, 1,879 rushing yards and 36.4 points per game.

First scholarship offer: Michigan State.

Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “On my second visit. We were eating lunch in the science building, and that’s kind of when it hit me. I went over and talked to my mom and said, ‘I think this might be the place for me.’ ”

One word to describe Brian Kelly: "Exciting."

The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: "Interviews."

Best player I’ve played against: Florida State DE commit Joshua Kaindoh, Michigan DL Rashan Gary and Florida State DE Brian Burns.

How many times have you watched Rudy? “More than I can remember.”

Latest Netflix binge: “The Office.”

Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “Kanye” by The Chainsmokers feat. SirenXX

Dream job (other than the NFL): "A CEO on Wall Street."

Expectations for my freshman season: “Just win as much as we can and get a lot better personally and as a team, and have a great time.”

Favorite football accomplishment: "The Opening."

Should football have an early signing period? “No. I don’t think that’s a good idea at all. Signing day is coming no matter what. A signing day in June would be way too early, because so much can change. Even in December, so much can change in the last two months. No matter what, signing day is going to come so there’s no reason for us to sign anything early.”

Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Under Armour.

Sports idol: Tim Tebow.

Preferred social media: Twitter.

Favorite musician/band: Travis Scott.

Celebrity crush: Selena Gomez.

Most used emoji: 

Mannequin Challenge or Running Man Challenge: Mannequin Challenge.

Senior highlights:

The future is bright #GoIrish??

— Robert Hainsey (@RH56__) February 1, 2017