Rumors had been swirling around 2017 Georgia commitment Robert Beal.

A 4-star defender out of Suwanee, Ga., Beal has been garnering interest from all throughout the Southeast. He’s officially visited Alabama, Florida State, and North Carolina State.

Beal’s also slated to visit South Carolina officially on Jan. 21. The Gamecocks have prioritized him, and were thought to be the biggest threat in potentially flipping him.

Setting the record straight, Beal took to Twitter and announced this statement:

The Georgia native is a dynamic athlete — possessing elite quickness and pass-rushing ability. He’s an unquestioned valuable piece within what’s a very deep and talented 2017 Georgia recruiting class.