WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Houston County quarterback Jake Fromm, who verbally committed to Alabama last year, has flipped his commitment to the University of Georgia.
The rising senior made the announcement in a tweet Thursday morning after visiting Athens twice in the last week.
“Just on the way home last night (Wednesday), I thought it was right and wanted to get it done as quick as I could,” Fromm told 41NBC.
The Gatorade State Football Player of the Year, who says there was always a part of him that wanted to go to Georgia, called Kirby Smart’s hiring a “blessing in the sky.”
“He was my main relationship guy at Alabama,” Fromm said. “He was the one that I talked to by far the most, and I really just got attached to the kind of person he is and how great of a person he was.”
Fromm, who still has another football season at Houston County, will give Georgia another young, high-profile quarterback. He’ll join consensus five-star and incoming freshman Jacob Eason on the Dawgs’ roster.
“I’m ready to compete against Jake,” Fromm said. “He’s a great guy and someone who can throw the football. At the end of the day, only one of us can get the job, but I’m just really excited to go spend time with him and compete with him.”
Fromm is rated a four-star prospect by all the major recruiting services.