Kyle Prater heading to Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. -- Former USC wide receiver Kyle Prater has decided to transfer to Northwestern, Wildcats coach Pat Fitzgerald announced on Saturday.

"We're extremely excited for Kyle to be able to come home to Chicago and join our Northwestern football family," Fitzgerald said in a statement. "He is a tremendous young man from a great family and is a product of a high school program we really respect in Proviso West. Kyle's decision to attend Northwestern made sense for everyone involved and we're looking forward to him contributing to our program on and off the field."

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