NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 30: Malik Zaire #8 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs for a touchdown against the LSU Tigers during the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl at LP Field on December 30, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

It’s official: Alter grad Malik Zaire is a Florida Gator

Notre Dame graduate transfer Malik Zaire’s journey is over.

The former Alter High School quarterback announced Tuesday his transfer to Florida is official. 

Official! I couldn't be happier to be a part of something special!! Time to get to work!!! #Gators 🐊🐊🐊

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This comes a little more than two weeks after he told multiple media outlets he had chosen the Gators over Texas, North Carolina and Wisconsin.

Zaire was set to be the starter for the Fighting Irish in 2015 before suffering a broken ankle in the second game of the season. He competed with DeShone Kizer for the starting job last season, but Kizer ended up getting most of the snaps in a disastrous 4-8 campaign. 

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