Jacob Eason calls decision to leave Georgia to play closer to home "easy."

Jacob Eason settling in as Washington’s No. 5 QB

Jacob Eason is happy to be home.

The Lake Stevens, Wash., native transferred from Georgia to Washington in January following a season as back up to freshman Jake Fromm in Athens.

Eason told the Seattle Times the decision to return to Washington was “pretty easy.”

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He enrolled in Washington in late March, and made an appearance at the Huskies’ spring game.

Eason, a rising junior, will have to sit out a season. He will be on the scout team and is fifth on the Huskies’ quarterback depth chart.

“Yeah, it’s going to be a different year for sure,” Eason told the Times, “but .. I’m still going to compete like I can play. Every practice, every rep you’ve got to get better and better. So that’s what I’m going to do.”

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