QB Ron Powlus III
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."