Jacob Eason

Georgia Bulldogs, Quarterback

2016 Recruit

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Jacob Eason, Jake Bentley, Jalen Hurts and Shea Patterson are all capable of putting together a run that would earn them a spot on this list, but it won’t be easy.
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Every SEC team, from mighty Alabama to the perceived 2017 title contenders to those simply rebuilding and aiming to be bowl-eligible could use a luck-filled wish on St. Patrick's Day to carry them through the year.
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This is the exact scenario that the Bulldogs need. Competition often brings out the best in great athletes, and if there is anyone capable of helping Jacob Eason tap into his massive potential it’s Jake Fromm.
Nov 19, 2016; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Jacob Eason (10) passes against the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns during the second half at Sanford Stadium. Georgia defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 35-21. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
There is no clear-cut favorite in the SEC East this season. Georgia is the trendy pick and might have the most talented roster. If the Bulldogs are going to take the next step and make a return to Atlanta, they will need a strong spring. Here are 10 topics to follow as practice starts March 21.
Apr 16, 2016; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Brice Ramsey (12) looks for a receiver during the second half of the spring game at Sanford Stadium. The Black team defeated the Red team 34-14. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports
Brice Ramsey wants to play, which is understandable. However, getting Jake Fromm ready quickly behind Jacob Eason just became more of a priority for Georgia.
Oct 29, 2016; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart looks on against the Florida Gators during the first half at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Kirby Smart and Georgia are quickly gaining ground with elite prospects, but if the Bulldogs don’t start winning on the field, they will lose their best pitch on the recruiting trail.
Nov 26, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA;  Pittsburgh Panthers offensive coordinator Matt Canada looks on during warm-ups before the Panthers host the Syracuse Orange at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh won 76-61. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
All 28 coordinators in the SEC will leave their imprint in 2017, but six stand out as potentially having the greatest impact on this coming season.
Mar 3, 2017; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Georgia wide receiver Isaiah Mckenzie speaks to the media during the 2017 combine at Indiana Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports
When Saturday Down South asked Georgia receiver Isaiah McKenzie at the Scouting Combine about his pre-draft evaluation from the NFL, his response was a bit alarming. That and more from Day 2 in Indianapolis.
Oct 8, 2016; College Station, TX, USA; Texas A&M Aggies defensive lineman Jarrett Johnson (40) and Tennessee Volunteers offensive lineman Brett Kendrick (63) in action during the game at Kyle Field. The Aggies defeat the Volunteers 45-38 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
For SEC teams looking to take the next step, there are some players who will need to perform at a higher level this fall.
Nov 19, 2016; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs running back Nick Chubb (27) celebrates with quarterback Jacob Eason (10) after scoring a touchdown against the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns during the second half at Sanford Stadium. Georgia defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 35-21. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
If everything goes according to plan, Georgia should be returning to Atlanta for the first time since its heartbreaking loss to Alabama in 2012.