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.
Jacob Eason (10) hands the ball off to Nick Chubb (27) during the Liberty Bowl.
Sony Michel (1), Jacob Eason (10), and Lamont Gaillard (53)
Jacob Eason face first into the grass Georgia vs Auburn 12-Nov-2016
Jacob Eason (Dawg Walk - Georgia vs. Auburn 12-Nov-2016)
UGA freshman QB Jacob Eason (10) Georgia 27 - Kentucky 24
Jacob Eason (10) was harassed quite a bit by the Ole Miss defense
Jacob Eason prepares for Georgia's game against South Carolina
Jacob Eason lets one go Photo: Rob Saye/Bulldawg Illustrated
Jacob Eason unleashes a pass Photo: Rob Saye/Bulldawg Illustrated
Jacob Eason Photo: Greg Poole/Bulldawg Illustrated
Jacob Eason to Tae Crowder - spring practice 2016 Photo: Greg Poole/Bulldawg Illustrated
Jacob Eason Photo: Rob Saye/Bulldawg Illustrated
Jacob Eason cools off at practice – September 7, 2016