Bubba Thompson reportedly has made his future plans known.
He will forgo his commitment to play for Alabama and sign with the Texas Rangers instead.
On Monday night, Jared Sandler of 105.3 The FAN reported that Thompson intends to sign with the Rangers after the club made the player the No. 26 overall pick in the 2017 MLB Draft.
Bubba says that it his intention to sign with the @Rangers and forego his commitment to play baseball at Alabama.
— Jared Sandler (@SandlerJ) June 13, 2017
The gifted 19-year-old player, a product of McGill-Toolen Catholic High School in Mobile, Ala., was named the Class 7A Player of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers Association over the weekend.
Thompson hit .429 as a senior with a .857 slugging percentage and a .517 on-base percentage. He also had 11 home runs, 35 RBIs, 52 runs and stole 18 bases.
Thompson is considered a center fielder, but he projects to play any of the outfield positions.