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Georgia QB Jacob Eason Will Transfer Back Home To Washington

Oct 7 2017 Nashville TN USA Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Jacob Eason attempts a pass during the second half against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Vanderbilt Stadium Georgia QB Jacob Eason Will Transfer Back Home To Washington
Melissa Porter | 10 January, 2018, 04:04

Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason, who started every game for the Bulldogs in 2016, now intends to transfer to Washington, Adam Jude of the Seattle Times reports. Eason would have to compete for the starting role since Washington just signed two quarterback recruits Colson Yankoff and Jacob Sirmon. Browning would hold on to his job, obviously, in 2018 and then give way to Eason the next season and he would then have two years of eligibility. He was immediately replaced under center by freshman Jake Fromm, who came so close to leading the Bulldogs to their first national title in almost four decades. This leaves Eason's future playing status in question, and he will likely be transferring to play football for the Washington Huskies. Eason would keep Huskies among the top teams in the country. Several sports reporters speculated on twitter last night, following the Alabama victory in the national championship game, with many mentioning the rumor mill had already begun and barring any last minute "change of heart" - Eason would be a Huskie next season. He was a regular at Huskies practices during coach Chris Petersen's first spring at Washington, but stuck with his long-standing commitment to Georgia.

As a true freshman in 2016, the former five-star recruit led Georgia to an 8-5 record while throwing for 2,430 yards, 16 touchdowns and eight interceptions while completing 55.1 percent of his passing attempts. He recovered from his knee injury midseason in 2017, but remained the backup to Fromm. "It was a great season".

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