"They're close to home," Brent told 247Sports national writer Steve Wiltfong after landing the offer, noting the Irish were the team to beat. "It's a place my mom would be able to come see me if she needed me. It felt comfortable. They were the first school to visit me at school, first school I went to see a game at, first place I signed an autograph, and they were the first to offer.
"They were the first for a lot."
Brent received a scholarship offer from the Irish over the weekend.
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