The QB room just got a whole lot better. Learn about Notre Dame transfer quarterback Phil Jurkovec in The Gavel's Take Ten:
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Roster Number: 5
Education: The redshirt sophomore is currently enrolled in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences.
Moving on to Alumni Stadium: Jurkovec transferred this past semester from the University of Notre Dame, where he played against Boston College last semester in the November 23rd matchup.
A Decorated Quarterback: Jurkovec ended his prep career by becoming one of the most decorated quarterbacks in the history of his home state of Pennsylvania.
High School Star: Jurkovec finished up his high school career with 11,144 total yards and 8,202 passing yards.
Ready to Roll: In an address to the media in late January, Jurkovec only addressed his time at Notre Dame by saying: “I don’t think I got too much of an opportunity to showcase what I can do.”
Haffley’s Guy: When commenting on the addition of Jurkovec to the Eagles on National Signing Day, Jeff Haffley said the coaching staff knew they “were going to go full speed after Phil''.