UGA football should have an interesting battle at quarterback during the 2020 training camp, if Jake Fromm opts for the NFL draft after his junior campaign.
On Sunday, the Bulldogs got a verbal commitment from Carson Beck (4-star prospect from Jacksonville, Fla.), the Class of 2020's No. 6-ranked pro-style passer.
Entering the day, the 6-foot-4, 218-pound Beck was one of four 2020 quarterbacks within Rivals' top-10 listing that hadn't yet committed to a school – along with D.J. Uiagalelei (top-ranked passer), Jay Butterfield (No. 4) and Shane Illingworth.
However, that all changed at approximately 4:56 p.m. Sunday, when Beck posted the following Tweet:
Beck, ranked as the nation's No. 83 player, becomes Georgia's fifth commit of the 2020 cycle.
A former Alabama pledge, Beck surprised many with his commitment to Georgia, as he had backed off of his commitment to the Crimson Tide just a month ago and named Florida his leader within the last week.
This weekend changed all of that, however.
The work of Kirby Smart, James Coley, and the recently hired Todd Hartley was enough to convince the rising senior that Athens was the right place.
If Fromm should stay at Georgia through his senior season, he'll likely remain the permanent starter, barring injury.
Otherwise, it could be a drawn-out and hotly debated competition between the aforementioned Beck and Dwan Mathis – a premium dual-threat quarterback from the Class of 2019 (last-minute flip for Kirby Smart and Co.).