Former ND tackle Prestwood to UCF

January, 1, 2013
A number of you have asked recently about the status of Jordan Prestwood.

Turns out the former Notre Dame tackle is now Central Florida-bound, as Prestwood announced Sunday on his Twitter page that he would joining the Knights.

Prestwood had enrolled at Florida State in January of 2011 before transferring to Notre Dame prior to the 2011 season, which he had to sit out. Coach Brian Kelly then announced at the start of this season's fall camp that Prestwood had left the team for personal reasons, saying at the time that he could not get into specifics because of privacy laws.

Prestwood has three years of eligibility remaining and, according to's Brandon Helwig, will take classes at a local community college this spring before enrolling at UCF in May.

The 6-foot-5, 295-pound Prestwood was an ESPN 150 four-star recruit out of Plant City (Fla.) High School.

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