Jake Fromm (11) and Jermaine Johnson (11) Days Until Football

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Jake Fromm (11) and Jermaine Johnson (11) Days Until Football

Jake Fromm (11)
Jake Fromm (11)

Career Highs: 
* 326 passing yards vs. Missouri, 2017
* 4 passing TDs vs. Georgia Tech, 2018
* 25 completions vs. Alabama, 2018
* 39 passing attempts vs. Alabama, 2018
* Long completion of 80 yards, vs. Alabama, 2018

2019: Named to pre-season watch lists for Maxwell Award, Davey O’Brien Award and Walter Camp Player of the Year…Athlon Sports Preseason All-America Fourth Team…Preseason All-SEC Second Team Offense by media.

2018: Started at QB in all 14 games…5th among all FBS quarterbacks in passing efficiency (171.2) and 12th in completion percentage (67.3)…ninth nationally in yards per pass attempt (8.98)…one of 11 finalists for the 2018 Manning Award, given to the nation’s top QB and includes bowl-game performance…one of 16 semifinalists for the 2018 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award…named SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week for his performance vs. Florida (17×24, 240 yards, 3 TDs)…threw for at least two TDs in nine of 14 games this season…career-high four TD passes vs. Georgia Tech…threw a pair of TD passes in the final 2:47 of the first half vs. Auburn…completed 15 of 18 passes for 194 yards vs. South Carolina…completed 12 of 16 passes for 157 yards and two TDs in opener vs. Austin Peay…matched his then-career high with three TD passes vs. five teams:  vs. MTSU, Missouri, Vandy, Florida and Texas…selected as one of four game captains vs. Tennessee and Texas.

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2017: Freshman All-America by ESPN and USA Today…Coaches’ SEC Freshman of the Year…Associated Press SEC Co-Newcomer of the Year…Coaches’ Freshman All-SEC Team…played in 15 games, making 14 starts…ranked ninth nationally in passing efficiency (160.1)…third-most passing yards in a single season (2,615) by a UGA freshman…season high in passing yards (326) came in win over Missouri…named SEC Freshman of the Week for his performance…won the honor again after completing 12 of 16 passes for 224 yards and two TDs at Georgia Tech…completed 16 of 22 passes for 183 yards and two TDs in SEC Championship Game…also had a 17-yard designed rush in the game…hit 20-of-29 passes with two touchdowns in the Rose Bowl…one of his most efficient games came vs. South Carolina (16×22, 196 yards, 2 TDs)…also threw a key block on Georgia’s first TD run of the game, an 8-yarder by Sony Michel…completed 7-of-15 passes for 84 yards, with one passing TD and two more by rushing, at Tennessee… named to Maxwell Award Watch List…named SEC Freshman of the Week for his performance in the win against then-No. 17 Mississippi State…started the MSU game with a perfect 8-for-8 passing through the first two quarters, including a career-long 59-yard TD pass to Terry Godwin on the first play of the game…finished the night against Miss. State 9-of-12 for 201 yards and two touchdowns…hit 8-of-13 passes for 165 yards and three touchdowns against Samford…picked up first career start in a road win at Notre Dame the second week of 2017 season…completed 16-of-29 passes for 141 yards and one TD against the Irish…only the second Bulldog freshman  in school history to record his first career start on the road (Eric Zeier, ‘91)…made collegiate debut after an injury to starter Jacob Eason in the first quarter against Appalachian State…completed 10-of-15 passes for 143 yards and one TD against the Mountaineers…put UGA up 14-0 against Appalachian State with a 34-yard strike to Javon Wims – the first TD pass of his career…early enrollee who participated in spring drills…completed 14 of 23 passes for 277 yards and 2 TDs for the victorious Red team in the G-Day spring game.

High School: Houston County, coached by Von Lassiter…Selected to represent the East in the 2016 U.S. Army All-America Bowl…American Family Insurance 2016 USA Today All-USA Second Team offense…PrepStar Magazine five-star prospect, #41 player nationally on the Top 150 Dream Team… ESPN.com four-star prospect, #132 player nationally, #7 QB nationally, #17 player in the state of Georgia…247Sports.com four-star prospect, #47 player nationally, #3 QB nationally, #5 player in the state of Georgia…Rivals.com five-star prospect, #20 player nationally, #3 QB nationally, #3 player in the state of Georgia…Scout five-star prospect, #28 overall prospect and #3 QB prospect nationally…Dawg Post #3 prospect in the state of Georgia…Named to the 2016 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Super 11 and 2016 Class AAAAAA Offensive Player of the Year…2016 Georgia Sports Writers Class AAAAAA Offensive Player of the Year…Passed for 12,745 yards and 116 touchdowns throughout 46 career games … Completed 244 passes of 383 attempts for 3,910 passing yards during the 2016 season to lead his team to a 7-3 record … Led Houston County in rushing yards during his senior season, totaling 363 yards and four touchdowns … Also completed 249 of 421 attempts to total 4,073 passing yards and 36 touchdowns during his junior season.

Personal: WILLIAM JACOB FROMM…major:  Finance…recipient of the Carl E. Sanders Football Scholarship and the Jack and Joy Davis Football Scholarship. 

Jermaine Johnson (11)
Jermaine Johnson (11)

2019:  Enrolled at UGA in January and participated in bowl practices and Spring drills.

Junior College:  Independence C.C., coached by Jason Brown…247Sports.com four-star JUCO prospect…PrepStar Magazine five-star prospect, #1 overall nationally, #1 JUCO DE…Ranked as the #2 overall Junior College prospect nationally, the #2 JUCO Weakside defensive end prospect and the #1 JUCO prospect from Minnesota…Rivals.com four-star JUCO prospect, ranked as the #3 overall Junior College prospect nationally…totaled 96 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, 12.5 sacks, four forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries in just 20 games for Independence…featured on season three of the award-winning Netflix documentary “Last Chance U.”

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High School:  Eden Prairie, coached by Mike Grant…247Sports.com three-star prospect…Ranked as the #105 Weakside Defensive End prospect and the #11 prospect in Minnesota…Rivals.com two-star prospect.

Personal: Full name: JERMAINE CURTIS JOHNSON…Major:  Computer Systems Engineering.


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Greg is closing in on 11 years writing about and photographing UGA sports. While often wrong and/or out of focus, it has been a long, strange trip full of fun and new friends.