Defensive tackle Jayson Ademilola
DT JAYSON ADEMILOLA; 6-3, 288; JERSEY CITY (N.J.) ST. PETER’S PREP
247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 4 DT.
Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 13 DT.
Notable numbers: 62 tackles, 16 tackles for a loss, eight sacks and one fumble recovery as a senior.
Birthday: Dec. 16, 1998.
First scholarship offer: Rutgers.
Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “My dad has always been an ND fan. My brother and I, we probably knew when we went on campus. But we always had a feeling that we were going to go to ND. That was going to be one of our top choices.”
One word to describe Brian Kelly: Business.
The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: “All the DMs (direct messages on Twitter).”
Best player I’ve played against: Georgia OL signee Jamaree Sayler.
The last thing I watched on Netflix: “That ‘70s Show.”
Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “Text Ur Number” — DJ Envy.
Dream job (other than the NFL): “Work on Wall Street.”
Expectations for my freshman season: “To learn and to contribute to the team as much as I can.”
Favorite football accomplishment: “Making it the Final 5 at The Opening.”
Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Nike.
What was the first position you played in football? Defensive line.
What’s your best sport other than football? Wrestling.
Sports idol: Aaron Donald.
Preferred social media: Snapchat.
Favorite musician/band: Future.
Celebrity crush: Rihanna.
How many times have you watched Rudy? Two.
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How many pets do you have? One dog, Champ.
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