LB Prince Kollie

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Jonesborough (Tenn.) David Crockett's Prince Kollie, a four-star linebacker in the 2021 recruiting class, verbally committed to Notre Dame on Aug. 7, 2020.

LB Prince Kollie, 6-1, 219; Jonesborough (Tenn.) David Crockett

Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 16 outside linebacker, No. 239 overall.

247Sports ranking: Four stars, No. 5 outside linebacker, No. 91 overall.

Notable numbers: 109 tackles, 11 tackles for a loss, four pass breakups, two sacks and an interception; 181 carries for 1,562 yards and 26 touchdowns and 13 catches for 290 yards and three scores across 11 games this season.

Enrolled early? No.

Birthday: March 1, 2003.

First scholarship offer: Virginia.

Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “After a Zoom meeting.”

What I’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic: “I’ve learned that God is good all the time.”

One word to describe Brian Kelly: Guru.

Best player I’ve played against: Tennessee Tech sophomore wide receiver Demetrien Johnson (2019 class).

Most interesting fact about myself: “I’m a people person.”

Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “Loud and Heavy” — Cody Jinks.

Most controversial opinion: “(Baltimore Ravens quarterback) Lamar Jackson is the best quarterback in the NFL.”

Dream job (other than the NFL): FBI agent.

NFL player comparison: Arizona Cardinals linebacker Isaiah Simmons.

Freshman year expectations: “Make the team.”

Favorite thing about football: “Being a headhunter.”

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

Sports idol: Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson.

Preferred social media: Instagram.

Favorite musician/band: Rod Wave.

Favorite TV show: “I don’t have one.”

Favorite movie: “The Blind Side.”

Celebrity crush: “I don’t have one.”

How many times have you watched Rudy? Once.