Four-Star Quarterback Signs With Crimson Tide
Four-star class of 2023 quarterback Eli Holstein signed with the Crimson Tide on Wednesday.
The La., native ranks No. 74 nationally, No. 9 in quarterbacks, and No. 5 in the state of La., according to 247Sports Composite.
The senior is a dual-threat quarterback with incredible accuracy, can make positive plays out of nothing, and has a great pocket presence. In 2021, Holstein went 204-of-313 for 3,228 yards, 30 touchdowns, and six picks, as well as 66 rushing attempts for 523 yards, and 14 rushing touchdowns.
"Effective in the short-to-intermediate passing game thanks to plus velocity. Shows window-fitting ability in those situations. Typically accurate and consistent to those levels," said Midlands region recruiting analyst for 247Sports Gabe Brooks. "Displays requisite arm strength with field-stretching ability of 50-plus yards. Very good production as a junior with encouraging INT rate (one every 52+ throws)."
Holstein was originally a Texas A&M commit, but decommitted in March of 2022. Prior to his commitment to Alabama, he attended Junior Day and had an unofficial visit. He officially committed to the Crimson Tide in May of 2022.
He was one of 25 total commits for the class of 2023 and aided Alabama in receiving the top recruiting class for next year.