Alabama QB Jacob Free commits to Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt football picked up a big time commit on Friday night when Brantley, AL quarterback Jacob Free announced he would be a Commodore.

Free announced his decision in a tweeted message writing, "I have decided to further my education and football career at Vanderbilt University!"

Scout describes Free as quote "a big, strong-armed pocket presence who can make plays in many different ways." As a junior, the 6-foot-5 Free passed for over 2,700 yards and 35 touchdowns with just 13 interceptions.  

Free, a 3-star rated player on, also had offers from Louisville, Marshall, Western Kentucky, Memphis and many others.  

Free is the first commit of the 2017 Vanderbilt recruiting class. Top Stories