Former ND QB Wimbush transfers to UCF Knights

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Former Notre Dame Fighting Irish quarterback Brandon Wimbush has announced he will be a grad transfer with the UCF Knights. He took an official visit with the school over the weekend.

He will be eligible to play during the 2019 season.

“The journey continues on…. A sincere thank you to Notre Dame for giving me endless opportunities on and off the field,” Wimbush said in an Instagram post. “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!”

As a senior with the Fighting Irish, he was a starter to begin the season before losing the role to Ian Book. Wimbush went 54 of 102 for 719 yards in six games. He also had four touchdowns and six interceptions.

In his career with the Fighting Irish, he went 193 of 382 for 2,606 yards in 20 games. He also had 20 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.

His best season at Notre Dame came as a junior in 2012. He went 136 of 275 for 1,870 yards in 12 starts. He also had 16 touchdowns and six interceptions.

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