LB JD Bertrand

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LB JD BERTRAND, 6-1, 223; ROSWELL (GA.) BLESSED TRINITY CATHOLIC

Rivals ranking: Three stars, No. 27 ILB.

247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 18 OLB, No. 261 overall.

Notable numbers: 83 tackles, 13 tackles for a loss, four sacks and an interception as a senior.

Birthday: May 5, 2000.

First scholarship offer: LSU.

Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: "Basically the second visit I took (for the Florida State game) when I was able to tell the combination of athletics and academics."

One word to describe Brian Kelly: Intelligent. 

The one thing I won’t miss about the recruiting process: "Constant calls from coaches."

Best player I’ve played against: Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence. 

The last thing you watched on Netflix: "Criminal Minds."

Most embarrassing song on my playlist: "God Is a Woman" — Ariana Grande.

Dream job (other than the NFL): To work for an investment company.

NFL player comparison: Cowboys LB Sean Lee. 

Expectations for my freshman season: "To come in and compete."

Favorite football accomplishment: "Making state three out of the four years."

Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Under Armour. 

What was the first position you played in football? Tight end.

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

Sports idol: Ray Lewis and Luke Kuechly. 

Preferred social media: Snapchat. 

Favorite musician/band: Luke Bryan. 

Celebrity crush: Ariana Grande.

How many times have you watched Rudy? Four.

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How many pets do you have? Two dogs, Shadow and Deuce.

LB JD Bertrand.