Tee Shepard, a freshman defensive back who enrolled early at Notre Dame, sits down for an interview with und.com.
Enrolled at Notre Dame for the spring 2012 semester and was a part of the 2012 signing class ... on March 15, 2012, it was announced by the university that Shepard was no longer enrolled and had returned home to his family in Fresno, Calif.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated number-36 player nationally and third-best cornerback in his class by MaxPreps and Tom Lemming . . . listed as 39th-best player in the country and third-best cornerback nationally by Scout.com . . . rated 50th on 247Sports listing of top prospects nationally . . . ranked the fifth-best cornerback in the country and eighth-best prospect in California by 247Sports . . . listed 76th on Rivals.com Rivals250 chart . . . considered fourth-best defensive back in the nation and 13th-best player in California by Rivals.com . . . rated number-90 player nationally on 2012 ESPNU 150 list . . . ranked ninth-best cornerback in nation, 10th-best prospect in California and 14th-best recruit in the West by ESPNU . . . listed 22nd player nationally on SuperPrep Elite 50 squad . . . rated as number-three defensive back nationally and fourth-best player in California/Hawaii/Nevada by SuperPrep . . . named to Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 list as one of the 100 best players in 13 western U.S. states . . . sat out 2011 senior regular season, as Washington won third straight state title with 21-16 victory over Campolindo of Moraga in CIF State Division III championship contest in Carson, Calif., for final 14-0 record . . . played in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Phoenix and Cal State All-Star Game . . . made 10 career interceptions . . . transferred following his junior season after playing in 2010 at Central East High School in Fresno . . . born March 18, 1993.