Three-star quarterback Jacob Free announced his commitment to Vanderbilt on Friday.
— Jacob Free (@jacob_free) June 17, 2016
The Brantley, Ala., quarterback made a slight surprise selecting Vanderbilt over Western Kentucky and Memphis. 247Sports had projected him to choose the Hilltoppers. Free though committed after visiting Nashville on Friday.
The 6-foot-5, 200-pound quarterback threw for 2,713 yards and 35 touchdowns last year as a junior. He is ranked the 32nd best pro-style quarterback in the country by 247Sports.
He is Vanderbilt’s first commitment for the Class of 2017.