S Khari Gee

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College Park (Ga.) Woodward Academy's Khari Gee, a safety in the 2021 recruiting class, signed with Notre Dame on Dec. 18, 2020.

S Khari Gee, 6-2, 193; College Park (Ga.) Woodward Academy

Rivals ranking: Four stars, No. 28 safety.

247Sports ranking: Three stars, No. 43 safety, No. 489 overall.

Notable numbers: 37 tackles, five tackles for a loss and two interceptions across 11 games this season.

Enrolled early? No.

Birthday: Dec. 22, 2003.

First scholarship offer: Georgia Southern.

Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: “This year, I’ve watched them a lot and how their defense performs every game. Once I saw that, I was like, ‘Yeah, this is what I’ve got to do.’”

What I’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic: “It’s really important people to talk to about their issues. This is a hard year for a lot of people. A lot of people have been depressed. So it’s important that you have people to talk to.”

One word to describe Brian Kelly: Real.

Best player I’ve played against: Roswell (Ga.) Blessed Trinity Catholic running back Justice Haynes (2023 class).

Most interesting fact about myself: “I’m pretty good at golf.”

Most embarrassing song on my playlist: “Lovely” — Billie Eilish.

Most controversial opinion: “Zaxby’s is better than Chick-fil-A.”

Dream job (other than the NFL): Business owner.

NFL player comparison: Seattle Seahawks safety Jamal Adams.

Freshman year expectations: “Obviously I expect to play. But I expect to work. I have to work hard to be able to play early. I expect it to be a challenge getting used to college, workouts and the overall schedule.”

Favorite thing about football: “The hype around game day. I like the whole environment.”

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

Sports idol: Former Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant.

Preferred social media: Instagram.

Favorite musician/band: Lil Baby.

Favorite TV show: “The Office.”

Favorite movie: “Paid in Full.”

Celebrity crush: Zendaya.

How many times have you watched Rudy? Once.