Former Northwestern All-American safety announces transfer to Notre Dame
Former Northwestern standout safety Brandon Joseph has announced his next destination. The All-American defensive back is heading to South Bend.
Saturday morning, Joseph announced in a Twitter post that he has committed to Notre Dame. The safety entered the transfer portal following the conclusion of the 2021 season.
“I want to start by again thanking Northwestern University for building me up to be the best version of myself. To Coach Fitzgerald, you have helped me develop into the player I am today, and I wouldn’t be where I am without you and everyone else who helped me at Northwestern,” Joseph wrote.
“With that being said, I have decided to commit to the University of Notre Dame!”
Remember me different… pic.twitter.com/nRmk0nyDUE
— Brandon Joseph (@BrandonJoseph_1) January 8, 2022
Jospeh was an All-American after the 2020 season. That year, he totaled 52 tackles, 6 interceptions and 2 pass break-ups. Northwestern won a B1G West title and defeated Auburn in the Citrus Bowl.
This season, Joseph was responsible for 80 stops, 4 pass break-ups and 3 interceptions. He spent 3 years in Evanston before deciding to enter the NCAA transfer portal.
Northwestern closed out the 2021 campaign with a 3-9 record, marking the program’s second 3-win season in the past 3 seasons.