Offensive lineman Jarrett Patterson
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.”
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How many pets do you have? One green leopard gecko, Norbert.