LB JD Bertrand
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.