Rover Shayne Simon
ROV SHAYNE SIMON; 6-3, 212; JERSEY CITY (N.J.) ST. PETER’S PREP
247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 5 OLB.
Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 14 OLB.
Notable numbers: 55 tackles, 15 tackles for a loss, five interceptions, three sacks and one forced fumble; 52 catches for 840 yards and six touchdowns as a senior.
Birthday: March 14, 2000.
First scholarship offer: Boston College.
Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “We were sitting in our kitchen. We had a bunch of Post-its on the board with pros and cons for a couple different schools. I kind of narrowed it down there and came to that decision.”
One word to describe Brian Kelly: Interesting.
The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: “Phone calls.”
Best player I’ve played against: Michigan RB Kareem Walker.
The last thing I watched on Netflix: “Katt Williams: Great America.”
Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “Irreplaceable” — Beyoncé.
Dream job (other than the NFL): “Being a CEO of an NFL team.”
Expectations for my freshman season: “Impact the team as much as possible and make plays if I’m counted on.”
Favorite football accomplishment: “Playing in the Army All-American Bowl.”
Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Nike.
What was the first position you played in football? Wide receiver.
What’s your best sport other than football? Basketball.
Sports idol: Muhammad Ali and Kobe Bryant.
Preferred social media: Instagram.
Favorite musician/band: Future.
Celebrity crush: Beyoncé.
How many times have you watched Rudy? One.
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How many pets do you have? Two dogs, Rosie and Goldie.