Safety Derrik Allen

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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.

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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.

Four-star safety Derrik Allen signed with Notre Dame in December. (Photo courtesy of Rivals)