Linebacker Bo Bauer

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LB BO BAUER; 6-2, 212; ERIE (PA.) CATHEDRAL PREP

Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 5 ILB.

247Sports ranking: Three stars, No. 26 ILB.

Notable numbers: 96 tackles, 18.5 tackles for a loss, nine sacks, two blocked punts and one forced fumble as a senior.

Birthday: Dec. 11, 1999.

First scholarship offer: Virginia.

Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “It was the summer of 2016. I was sitting at a baseball tournament and had a talk with my parents in a hotel room.”

One word to describe Brian Kelly: Leader.

The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: “The indecisiveness and not really knowing what’s going to happen. You don’t really know your fate.”

Best player I’ve played against: Imhotep Charter RB Isheem Young, a former Penn State commit.

The last thing I watched on Netflix: “The Walking Dead.”

Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “California Gurls”— Katy Perry.

Dream job (other than the NFL): “Traveling the world, being a blogger.”

Expectations for my freshman season: Do whatever I can, get as much playing time as I can and work into that spot so I can contribute in any way that I can.

Favorite football accomplishment: Winning two state titles.

Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Nike.

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

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

Sports idol: Cole Sager.

Preferred social media: Twitter.

Favorite musician/band: Katy Perry.

Celebrity crush: Selena Gomez.

How many times have you watched Rudy? Four or five.

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How many pets do you have? One dog named Tyco.

Linebacker Bo Bauer enrolled at Notre Dame in January. (Tribune Photo/MICHAEL CATERINA)