OL Andrew Kristofic
OL ANDREW KRISOTIFIC, 6-6, 265; GIBSONIA (PA.) PINE-RICHLAND
Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 32 OT.
247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 13 OT, No. 120 overall.
Notable numbers: Helped open holes for running back Luke Meckler to turn 183 carries into 1,492 rushing yards and 18 touchdowns.
Birthday: March 13, 2000.
First scholarship offer: Akron.
Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: "After the first time I visited in March."
One word to describe Brian Kelly: Passionate.
The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: "Having to talk to so many different people. You have to play that game and have all those relationships with a whole bunch of different schools and people rather than just the one."
Best player I’ve played against: Georgia DE commit Nolan Smith.
The last thing you watched on Netflix: "Narcos."
Most embarrassing song on my playlist: "Blank Space" — Taylor Swift.
Dream job (other than the NFL): Astronaut.
NFL player comparison: 49ers OL Mike McGlinchey.
Expectations for my freshman season: "Come in in January and start busting my butt. Then do everything I can to make sure I can compete and help them win any way I can."
Favorite football accomplishment: "Last year we went 16-0 as undefeated state champions, but I would say winning a WPIAL championship this year with a team that a lot of people didn't think we could do it because we had a lot of young guys on it."
Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Under Armour.
What was the first position you played in football? Quarterback.
What’s your best sport other than football? Basketball.
Sports idol: Kobe Bryant.
Preferred social media: Twitter.
Favorite musician/band: Meek Mill.
Celebrity crush: Rachel DeMita.
How many times have you watched Rudy? "I've actually never seen it."
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How many pets do you have? Two cats, Charlie and Matilda.