DE NaNa Osafo-Mensah

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Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 23 WDE. 

247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 14 WDE, No. 222 overall.

Notable numbers: 65 tackles, 24 tackles for a loss, 23 quarterback hurries, 14 sacks, two forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and four pass breakups. 

Birthday: Dec. 18, 2000. 

First scholarship offer: Texas A&M. 

Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: "Right after my official visit (in April)."

One word to describe Brian Kelly: Trustworthy.

The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: "Probably all the interviews." Ouch. He added, "This one isn't too bad. This is better than the other ones. The other ones are just ridiculous." 

Best player I’ve played against: Colorado WR Jarek Broussard. 

The last thing you watched on Netflix: "The Haunting of Hill House."

Most embarrassing song on my playlist: The Hannah Montana Theme Song.

Dream job (other than the NFL): CEO of a company.

NFL player comparison: Bears OLB Khalil Mack.

Expectations for my freshman season: "Just get adjusted to the new environment and really buy into the program."

Favorite football accomplishment: "Having 14 sacks this season."

Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Under Armour.  

What was the first position you played in football? Right guard. 

What’s your best sport other than football? Basketball.

Sports idol: Kobe Bryant.

Preferred social media: Twitter. 

Favorite musician/band: Lil Wayne and Lil Baby. 

Celebrity crush: Gabrielle Union.

How many times have you watched Rudy? Once.

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How many pets do you have? Two dogs, Cookie and Jack.

DE NaNa Osafo-Mensah.