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Washington Officially Announces Addition Of Georgia QB Transfer Jacob Eason

General view of Husky Stadium.

SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 30: An general view during the game between the Washington Huskies and the Stanford Cardinal on September 30, 2016 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington. The Huskies defeated the Cardinal 44-6. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Jacob Eason is heading home, as expected.

Former five-star recruit Jacob Eason, who announced his transfer from Georgia last month, is officially heading to Washington.

Eason is a Lake Stevens, Wash. native. Reports of his transfer back to U-W have surfaced for some time.

Washington football's official recruiting Twitter confirmed the move this afternoon.

Eason was a prized recruit out of high school, and he won the starting job at Georgia as a freshman in 2016. Eason passed for 2,430 yards, 16 touchdowns and eight interceptions.

He began the 2017 season as the Bulldogs' starter, but was injured in the season opener. Freshman Jake Fromm replaced him, and Eason never reclaimed his job.

Eason will have to sit out the 2018 season and will be eligible to play in 2019. He'll have two years of eligibility remaining.

Here is the announcement video from Washington football recruiting.

With Jake Browning returning for his senior season, the quarterback position for the Huskies is in good hands for 2018. Browning should be one of the top QBs in college football next year.

When he graduates, Eason should be ready to step into the starting role.