Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush Transfers To UCF With Immediate Eligibility
By Space Coast Daily // January 18, 2019
started 12 games at quarterback for the Fighting Irish
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ORLANDO, FLORIDA (ESPN) – Former Notre Dame starting quarterback Brandon Wimbush is joining Central Florida as a graduate transfer for the 2019 season, he announced on social media on Tuesday.
Wimbush, from Teaneck, New Jersey, started 12 games at quarterback for the Fighting Irish in 2017 and the first three games this past season.
He was replaced by Ian Book, who helped guide the Irish to a 12-0 record in the regular season and a spot in the College Football Playoff.
Wimbush replaced an injured Book on Nov. 10 in Notre Dame’s home finale against Florida State and threw three touchdowns passes and two interceptions with 68 rushing yards in a 42-13 victory.
He also reportedly considered Penn State as a transfer destination.
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QB | 6-2 | 222
Teaneck, N.J. | Notre Dame
-Holds Notre Dame records for single-game and single-season rushing yards by a QB
-Team was 13-3 in games he started during his Notre Dame career
– Only 2017 FBS starting QB to lead his team to four wins over teams that finished the season ranked in AP Top 25
– Career Passing Statistics: 193-of-382 for 2,606 yds with 20 TDs and 12 INTs (20 games played)
– Career Rushing Statistics: 216 carries for 1,155 yds and 16 TDs (20 games played)
– No. 2 dual-threat QB in nation in HS (Rivals)
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The journey continues on… A sincere thank you to Notre Dame for giving me endless opportunities on and off the field. Words truly can not describe what this incredible University and the PEOPLE mean to me and always will mean to me. I’m truly thankful. Cannot say it enough. With that being said, I am excited to announce that UCF has granted me an awesome opportunity to play my last year of collegiate football for their great University. Thank you to Coach Heupel, and Coach Lebby for this incredible opportunity. Looking forward to winning em all! #GoIrish #GoKnights
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