QB Jacob Eason announces he is transferring from Georgia

Former starting QB Jacob Eason announces decision on future with Georgia

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Sophomore quarterback for the Georgia Bulldogs, Jacob Eason, is expected to transfer to the University of Washington. Jake Fromm played extremely efficiently and eventually led the team to a national championship.

If Eason does in fact transfer, he will be forced to sit out the 2018 college football season before being eligible to suit up in 2018.

Eason, who was 204-for-370 passing for 2,430 yards, 16 touchdowns and eight interceptions as Georgia's starter in his freshman season of 2016, was booked to start again this fall until he sprained his left knee in the season opener. He has two years of eligibility remaining.

For what it's worth, and as expected, Eason said he has not made a final decision in his future.

It is still not confirmed where he will be transferring but rumors have claimed he will be going back to his home state of Washington.

According to a report from Adam Jude of the Seattle Times, the Lake Stevens native is set to join the Washington Huskies barring a "last-minute change of heart". In limited time this past season, Eason completed four of seven passes for 28 yards.

He appeared in just three contests this season as the Bulldogs advanced to the College Football Playoff title game Monday night, losing a heartbreaker to the Alabama Crimson Tide, 26-23 in overtime.

At UW, he would likely compete for the chance to succeed Jake Browning as the starting quarterback in 2019. Second-year Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart has pieced two, Top 3 recruiting classes with an emphasis of keeping the state's best talent at home. Georgia's third quarterback, at least for now, will be walk-on Stetson Bennett, who redshirted this past season while working with the scout team.

A former five-star recruit, Eason had considered the Huskies during his initial recruitment out of Lake Stevens.

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