2016 Photo Rewind: Jacob Eason Gallery

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2016 Photo Rewind: Jacob Eason Gallery

Jacob Eason scrambles to his right
Jacob Eason scrambles to his right vs. Florida 2016

Jacob Eason stuck with UGA through the coaching change(s) and produced stellar statistics during his freshman campaign.
Here is how his bio at georgiadogs.com describes the season:
Played in all 13 games, making 12 starts…passed for 2430 yards (4th most by a UGA freshman) and 16 TDs this season…led two game-winning drives late in 4th quarter, both on the road: at Missouri and at Kentucky…among Davey O’Brien Foundation “Great 8” honorees for performance at Missouri … passed for 308 yards and 3 TDs in win at Missouri … his 55 pass attempts vs. the Tigers were the most for a Georgia quarterback since 2000, when Cory Phillips finished 36-for-62 in a game against Georgia Tech… delivered the game-winning TD pass to Isaiah McKenzie with 1:29 remaining on a 4th-and-10 play against Missouri…completed 27 of 40 passes for a career-high 346 yards vs. Vanderbilt…completed 17 of 28 passes for 211 yards and 2 TDs vs. Tennessee…also recovered a teammate’s fumble for another TD vs. UT…made first career start vs. Nicholls and finished 11-of-20 for 204 yards and 1 TD … became the sixth true freshman QB in school history to start a game … came in on Georgia’s fourth possession of the game vs. North Carolina … completed 8-of-12 passes for 131 yards and 1TD in collegiate debut … early enrollee in the spring of 2016…recipient of the Green-Sands Football Scholarship.
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Greg is closing in on 15 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.