Notre Dame QB And Pine Richland Alum Jurkovec Transfer Portal

Notre Dame Quarterback Phil Jurkovec
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By 93.7 The Fan

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Notre Dame quarterback and Pine Richland Alum Phil Jurkovec could be leaving the Fighting Irish.

It was reported by 247Sports’ Tom Loy that Jurkovec has entered the transfer portal and “is looking at potentially leaving the program.”

BREAKING: Notre Dame quarterback Phil Jurkovec has entered the Transfer Portal and is looking to leave the Fighting Irish football program.Story: https://t.co/f4KoPuwsZ9#IrishIllustrated@247Sports pic.twitter.com/DuRAEMgjfV

— Tom Loy (@TomLoy247) January 8, 2020

The Post-Gazette's Mike White confirmed with Jurkovec Wednesday afternoon that Phil is entering the transfer portal. 

Jurkovec chose a scholarship from Notre Dame in 2018 over schools like Ohio State, Penn State and Pitt.

According to some rankings Jurkovec was considered the number 2 recruit coming out of Pennsylvania in 2018.

Jurkovec was named the Gatorade PA Player of the Year during his senior year at Pine Richland, throwing for 3,769 yard and rushing for 1,136 yards for a total of 4,905 yards of offense.

The 6 feet 5 inches, 227 pound Jurkovec led the Rams to a perfect season, winning a state title.

He also played in the 2018 All-American Bowl.

During his Sophomore year at Notre Dame, Jurkovec played in six games for the Irish with a total of 222 passing yards and two touchdowns and 130 rushing yards.

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