Tight end George Takacs
TE GEORGE TAKACS; 6-6, 244; NAPLES (FLA.) GULF COAST
Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 11 TE.
247Sports ranking: Three stars, No. 21 TE.
Notable numbers: 23 catches for 207 yards and one touchdown in seven games as a senior.
Birthday: March 30, 2000.
First scholarship offer: Southern Mississippi.
Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “I was just hanging out in the dorm room with some of the guys, and I knew that was the place I wanted to be.”
One word to describe Brian Kelly: Passionate.
The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: “Having to call all those coaches every night. That was always a pain.”
Best player I’ve played against: Ohio State DB Tyreke Johnson.
The last thing I watched on Netflix: “Dexter.”
Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “I’m Yours” — Jason Mraz.
Dream job (other than the NFL): "Physical therapist or trainer."
Expectations for my freshman season: “I expect to get on the field as soon as I can in whatever role they want to put me in.”
Favorite football accomplishment: “Getting a scholarship to the University of Notre Dame.”
Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Nike.
What was the first position you played in football? Tight end.
What’s your best sport other than football? Basketball.
Sports idol: Kyle Rudolph.
Preferred social media: “I hate social media. I made a Twitter just because that’s how all the football coaches talk to you.”
Favorite musician/band: “J. Cole.”
Celebrity crush: Scarlett Johansson.
How many times have you watched Rudy? “Five-plus.”
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How many pets do you have? One dog, Yogi.
AUDIO: Notre Dame offensive coordinator and tight ends coach Chip Long breaks down the Irish offensive signees.