Cornerback Tariq Bracy

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247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 22 ATH.

Rivals ranking: Three stars, No. 36 ATH.

Notable numbers: 235 rushes for 2,042 yards and 24 touchdowns; 15 catches for 299 yards and three touchdowns; 31 tackles and three interceptions returned for touchdowns; one punt return touchdown as a senior.

Birthday: Feb. 19, 2000.

First scholarship offer: Washington State.

Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “After taking both of my trips to South Bend and San Diego State.”

One word to describe Brian Kelly: Ecstatic.

The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: “The endless calls.”

Best player I’ve played against: Alabama RB Najee Harris.

The last thing I watched on Netflix: “The Get Down.”

Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “Brand New Me” — Alicia Keys.

Dream job (other than the NFL): Psychologist.

Expectations for my freshman season: “Put on weight and learn the defensive playbook.”

Favorite football accomplishment: “Winning state this year.”

Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Under Armour.

What was the first position you played in football? Running back.

What’s your best sport other than football? Baseball.

Sports idol: Reggie Bush.

Preferred social media: Instagram.

Favorite musician/band: Drake.

Celebrity crush: Alicia Keys.

How many times have you watched Rudy? Two.

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How many pets do you have? Zero.

Cornerback Tariq Bracy, a three-star recruit, signed with Notre Dame in December. Photo courtesy of Bay Area News Group/Darren Sabedra