Auburn has officially signed the nation’s top transfer quarterback.
Former Baylor QB Jarrett Stidham, the No. 1 JUCO quarterback in the country, officially signed his National Letter of Intent on Wednesday. It was the first day mid-year transfers were allowed to sign. The Tigers welcomed him to the program after receiving his NLI.
— Jarrett Stidham (@Jarrett_Stidham) December 14, 2016
— Auburn Football (@FootballAU) December 14, 2016
Stidham committed to the Tigers on Saturday. He has spent this semester at McLennan C.C. in Waco, Texas. 247Sports Keith Niebuhr reports Stidham will get on campus Dec. 19 and will start practicing with the team the next day.
The Tigers beat Texas A&M and Florida for Stidham’s commitment. He will be eligible to play next season, and he has three years of eligibility remaining.
The 4-star quarterback played in 10 games as a freshman at Baylor with three starts. He threw for 1,365 yards, 12 touchdowns and 2 interceptions and had a 68.8 completion percentage.