QB Drew Pyne

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QB Drew Pyne, 6-0, 195; New Canaan (Conn.) High

Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 7 pro-style quarterback, No. 118 overall.

247Sports ranking: Three stars, No. 18 pro-style quarterback, No. 742 overall.

Notable numbers: 161-of-252 passing (64 percent) for 2,107 yards and 24 touchdowns with seven interceptions; 57 carries for 259 yards and eight touchdowns in 11 games as a senior.

Birthday: Dec. 5, 2000.

First scholarship offer: South Alabama.

Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “When I walked through the tunnel on game day and heard the fight song.”

One word to describe Brian Kelly: Leader.

Best player I’ve played against: Pittsburgh cornerback Jason Pinnock.

Most interesting fact about myself: “I play the guitar.”

Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “TiK ToK” — Ke$ha.

Most controversial opinion: “Irish music is better than any other music.”

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

NFL player comparison: New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees.

Freshman year expectations: “Being the best teammate and leader possible.”

Favorite thing about football: “Winning and building friendships for life.”

Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Under Armour.

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

Sports idol: Former Notre Dame QB Brady Quinn.

Preferred social media: None.

Favorite musician/band: The Dubliners.

Favorite TV show: “Rick and Morty” and “Game of Thrones.”

Favorite movie: “Rudy.”

Celebrity crush: Kendall Jenner.

How many times have you watched Rudy? “Can’t even count how many… too many. My cartoons as a child was ‘Rudy.’”

Most used emoji:  ☘

QB signee Drew Pyne.