Jeff Brohm got some news that made his Monday afternoon a bit sunnier.
Viktor Beach, a 3-star offensive tackle in the 2017 class, announced his verbal commitment to Purdue. Beach is the 19th player to join the Boilermakers’ 2017 class.
— Viktor Beach® (@viktorbeach) January 23, 2017
Beach, appropriately, is from Fort Myers, Fla. He was verbally committed to Central Florida before switching his commitment to Brohm and the Boilermakers on Monday.
Listed at 6-foot-5, 295 pounds, Beach is ranked the No. 136 offensive tackle in the 2017 class by 247 Sports. He also had offers from LSU, South Carolina and South Florida among others.
Purdue’s class was ranked 66th in the country and last in the Big Ten prior to Beach’s commitment.