OL Michael Carmody

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OL Michael Carmody, 6-5, 283; Mars (Pa.) Area High

Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 35 OT.

247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 11 OT, No. 109 overall.

Notable numbers: Helped junior running back Teddy Ruffner turn 263 carries into 1,919 yards and 25 touchdowns in 11 games.

Birthday: Aug. 1, 2001.

First scholarship offer: Pittsburgh.

Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “The second weekend I visited there last summer (June of 2019). I got to hang out with the guys and just felt really at home.”

One word to describe Brian Kelly: Down-to-earth. “Meeting with him, it feels like you are talking to anybody else. You don’t feel like he’s the head coach of Notre Dame or anything. He’s just kind of one of the guys, almost.”

Best player I’ve played against: Pittsburgh LB commit Nahki Johnson.

Most interesting fact about myself: “I like building roller coasters on my computer and have always been interested in designing them one day.”

Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “All I Want for Christmas Is You” — Mariah Carey.

Most controversial opinion: “I don’t think Antonio Brown belongs in the NFL anymore.”

Dream job (other than the NFL): “Being a roller coaster engineer for a company called Rocky Mountain Construction.”

NFL player comparison: Pittsburgh Steelers OL Ramon Foster.

Freshman year expectations: “Just to go on campus, compete and get a lot stronger.”

Favorite thing about football: “Just putting on the pads and being with your brothers is a really special feeling.”

Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Nike.

What’s your best sport other than football? Basketball. He averaged 14.7 points and 16.2 rebounds as a junior.

Sports idol: Former Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward. 

Preferred social media: TikTok.

Favorite musician/band: “The Glorious Sons.”

Favorite TV show: “Rick and Morty.”

Favorite movie: “The Shawshank Redemption.”

Celebrity crush: Rihanna.

How many times have you watched Rudy? “More than 10.”

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OL signee Michael Carmody.