WR Jay Brunelle

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WR Jay Brunelle, 6-2, 200; Shrewsbury (Mass.) St. John’s High

Rivals ranking: Three stars.

247Sports ranking: Three stars, No. 125 WR, No. 786 overall.

Notable numbers: 53 catches for 1,076 yards and 11 touchdowns in nine games as a senior.

Birthday: Jan. 19, 2002.

First scholarship offer: Boston College.

Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “Walking off the field at (Irish Invasion) camp, walking back to my hotel. There was still a lot of questions to be answered, but it was one of my biggest realizations.” Special teams coordinator Brian Polian extended Brunelle a scholarship offer before he left  that camp in June.

One word to describe Brian Kelly: Electric.

Best player I’ve played against: Michigan ATH commit Eamonn Dennis.

Most interesting fact about myself: “I speak French, but not fluently.”

Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “Party in the U.S.A.” — Miley Cyrus.

Most controversial opinion: “That Thanksgiving food is overrated. Turkey is just dry.”

Dream job (other than the NFL): Real estate mogul.

NFL player comparison: Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen.

Freshman year expectations: “I think there will definitely be some ups and downs, but I’m really looking forward to growing on and off the field.”

Favorite thing about football: “The camaraderie and the brotherhood that just comes with being around your teammates and preparing really hard each and every week to go out and execute on the field.”

Under Armour, Nike or Adidas: Nike.

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

Sports idol: New England Patriots QB Tom Brady.

Preferred social media: Instagram.

Favorite musician/band: Drake.

Favorite TV show: “QB1: Beyond the Lights.”

Favorite movie: “Remember the Titans.”

Celebrity crush: Hannah Jeter.

How many times have you watched Rudy? Four or five times.

Most used emoji:

WR signee Jay Brunelle.