Safety Derrik Allen
S DERRIK ALLEN; 6-2, 215; MARIETTA (GA.) LASSITER
Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 11 S.
247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 12 S.
Notable numbers: 54 solo tackles, seven pass breakups, three interceptions and three tackles for loss; 14 receptions for 191 yards and four TDs; 448 return yards in eight games as a senior.
Birthday: May 11, 2000.
First scholarship offer: Kentucky.
Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “My 17th birthday.”
One word to describe Brian Kelly: Dynamic.
The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: “Phone calls.”
Best player I’ve played against: USC WR commit Amon-Ra St. Brown.
The last thing I watched on Netflix: “Bright.”
Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “B.E.D.” — Jacquees.
*Warning: explicit lyrics
Dream job (other than the NFL): “Computer building.”
Expectations for my freshman season: “All-American in the classroom and on the field and early playing time.”
Favorite football accomplishment: U.S. Army All-American.
Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Adidas.
What was the first position you played in football? Tight end.
What’s your best sport other than football? Track.
Sports idol: Jarvis Landry.
Preferred social media: Twitter.
Favorite musician/band: Lil Uzi Vert.
Celebrity crush: “I don’t have one.”
How many times have you watched Rudy? Zero.
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How many pets do you have? One snake, Neptune.