Offensive lineman Jarrett Patterson

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OL JARRETT PATTERSON, 6-4, 280; MISSION VIEJO (CALIF.) HIGH

247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 17 offensive tackle.

Rivals ranking: Three stars, No. 29 offensive tackle.

Notable numbers: Patterson blocked for an offense that averaged 39 points in his senior season.

Birthday: Sept. 1, 1999.

First scholarship offer: Fresno State.

Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “After meeting with coach (Jeff) Quinn and coach (Brian) Polian and talking with them. After I met all those guys in South Bend. That’s kind of when I knew.”

One word to describe Brian Kelly: Hardworking.

The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: “Being texted all the time by all these coaches.”

Best player I’ve played against: Mater Dei’s Bru McCoy, a five-star athlete in the 2019 class.

The last thing you watched on Netflix: “Friday Night Tykes”

Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “Another One Bites the Dust” - Queen

Dream job (other than the NFL): Marine biologist.

Expectations for my freshman season: “Hopefully play and meet new people from different states and build those relationships.”

Favorite football accomplishment: “Winning state my sophomore year.”

Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Adidas.

What was the first position you played in football? Offensive tackle.

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

Sports idol: David Bakhtiari

Preferred social media: Twitter.

Favorite musician/band: Travis Scott.

Celebrity crush: Alexis Ren.

How many times have you watched Rudy? “I watched the first half. I’ve never seen the full thing.”

Most used emoji:

How many pets do you have? One green leopard gecko, Norbert.

Offensive lineman Jarrett Patterson signed with Notre Dame on National Signing Day. (Photo courtesy of Orange County Register/Leonard Ortiz)