Alabama landed its quarterback of the future on Tuesday afternoon in Carson Beck.

The Jacksonville (Fla.) Providence product had been committed to Florida to play baseball since July of 2017, but, after picking up an offer from the Crimson Tide earlier this month, opted to go the football scholarship route with Alabama. He says he has committed to play baseball in Tuscaloosa as well. 

The 6-foot-4, 225-pounder held football offers from the Gators as well as Boston College and Florida Atlantic.

Beck returned to Tuscaloosa last Friday for an unofficial visit.

"Alabama stands out too with their tradition and what Coach (Nick) Saban has done there and the things he’s built along with their facilities," Beck told 247Sports' Blake Alderman earlier this month.

Beck has not yet received a 247Sports rating.

The Sunshine State native is commitment No. 4 of the Tide's 2020 class. 

Last season in four games, Beck passed for 994 yards and 12 touchdowns after Providence starter and Toledo signee Carter Bradley tore his ACL. 

He joins four-star receiver Dazalin Worsham of Trussville (Ala.) Hewitt-Trussville, four-star inside linebacker Jackson Bratton of Muscle Shoals (Ala.) and four-star cornerback Javier Morton of Stone Mountain (Ga.) Stephenson. All together, the quartet of Tide commitments rank No. 4 in the nation, according to the 247Sports Composite Team Recruiting Rankings, just a point behind Texas A&M in the No. 3 spot. 

As strong as the Tide's 2019 class has surged in recent months, the 2020 cycle has kept somewhat of a pace considering how early it still is. Alabama has landed both Worsham and Bratton this spring, and is hoping for good news on Monday, July 2, when the state's top player in the class, four-star defensive tackle Jayson Jones, announces his college commitment. 

The Tide looks set at the signal caller position in the 2019 cycle with a pair of commitments from four-stars Paul Tyson and Taulia Tagovailoa. Alabama has hosted and offered several 2020 quarterbacks this spring. Other notable players at the position include five-star signal caller DJ Uiagalelei who will return to Alabama this fall for the Texas A&M game, four-star Georgia native Harrison Bailey, and recent offer recipient CJ Dixon from Logavnille (Ga.) Grayson to name a few. 

It's too early in the process to imagine that this will keep the Tide from continuing to pursue the aforementioned names as well as others Nick Saban and staff continue to evaluate, especially considering the ever-changing landscape at the quarterback position in college football. 

Side note: This is the second time we've seen the Tide dip into the Jacksonville area for a quarterback recruit. In the 2017 cycle, after Alabama had already landed Tua Tagovailoa, the Tide flipped Kentucky signal caller commit Mac Jones of Jacksonville (Fla.) Bolles from the Wildcats into what became a two-quarterback class. 

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