QB Ron Powlus III

ND Insider Staff
Mishawaka (Ind.) Penn's Ron Powlus III, a quarterback in the 2021 recruiting class, signed with Notre Dame on Dec. 16, 2020.

QB Ron Powlus III, 6-3, 215; Mishawaka (Ind.) Penn

Rivals ranking: Three-star quarterback.

247Sports ranking: Two-star quarterback.

Notable numbers: Powlus completed 104 of his 184 passes for 1,435 yards and 12 touchdowns with five interceptions as a senior.

Enrolled early? Yes.

Birthday: March 17, 2002.

First scholarship offer: Central Michigan.

Moment I knew I wanted to be Irish: "My whole life."

What I’ve learned from the COVID-19 pandemic: "Life is about sacrificing for what is really important to you."

One word to describe Brian Kelly: Captain.

Most interesting fact about myself: "I have Type 1 diabetes."

Most embarrassing song on my playlist: "Price Tag" — Jessie J feat. B.o.B.

Most controversial opinion: Rain doesn’t have a smell.

Dream job (other than the NFL): President.

NFL player comparison: Ryan Fitzpatrick

Freshman year expectations: "To learn a lot and get better."

Favorite thing about football: "Being surrounded with like-minded people."

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

Sports idol: Tom Brady.

Preferred social media: Instagram.

Favorite musician/band: Eminem.

Favorite TV show: Lost.

Favorite movie: The Usual Suspects.

How many times have you watched Rudy? "Too many to count."