Friday, December 8, 2017

Saint Peter's Prep School Alumnus Named Notre Dame Starting QB

The recipient of a business marketing degree from Castleton State College, Robert Gill is a New Jersey resident who serves as president of Epic Wealth Management, a subsidiary of Chelsea Financial Services. New Jersey's Robert Gill provides scholarship opportunities through Saint Peter's Preparatory School and is a fan of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team. 

The 2017 college football season begins toward the end of August and the Fighting Irish's starting quarterback will be Brandon Wimbush, a 2015 alumnus of Saint Peter's Preparatory School. Wimbush, a 6-foot-1, 228-pound native of New Jersey, debuted with Notre Dame as a freshman in 2015 and played in only two games. He made seven rush attempts and recorded a touchdown, but didn't throw the ball. He was redshirted in 2016 while DeShone Kizer and Malik Zaire battled for the role of starting quarterback. 

The 20-year-old finance major contemplated transferring schools, but eventually embraced the redshirt role and practiced hard throughout the year against the team's defense. He also made the most of his extra time to study film and improve his conditioning in the gym. Following the end of the 2016 season, Kizer entered the NFL Draft and was selected by the Cleveland Browns, while Zaire transferred to the University of Florida. Wimbush, meanwhile, makes his 2017 regular season debut as Notre Dame's starting quarterback on September 2 when the team plays Temple.