Quarterback Phil Jurkovec
QB PHIL JURKOVEC; 6-5, 204; GIBSONIA (PA.) PINE-RICHLAND
247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 4 DUAL.
Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 5 DUAL.
Notable numbers: 243-of-334 passing (72.8 percent) for 3,969 yards and 39 touchdowns with six interceptions; 132 rushes for 1,211 yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior.
Birthday: Nov. 3, 1999.
First scholarship offer: Pittsburgh.
Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “My first visit, I was seriously considering it. I knew I was going to commit on the second or third visit.”
One word to describe Brian Kelly: Cerebral.
The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: “Some of the time that it takes up. At times it’s distracting from you just getting your work in.”
Best player I’ve played against: Notre Dame LB David Adams.
The last thing I watched on Netflix: “Planet Earth II.”
Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “Bodies” — Drowning Pool.
Dream job (other than the NFL): “Owning a business.”
Expectations for my freshman season: “I just want to win. I don’t care how we do it. I just want to win.”
Favorite football accomplishment: “Winning a state championship.”
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: Peyton Manning.
Preferred social media: Twitter.
Favorite musician/band: Meek Mill.
Celebrity crush: “I don’t think I have one.”
How many times have you watched Rudy? Five.
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How many pets do you have? One dog, Willie, and one cat, Tiger.
AUDIO: Notre Dame quarterbacks coach Tom Rees breaks down 2018 Irish QB commit Phil Jurkovec.