11 things you may not know about No. 11 Jake Fromm

Jake Fromm was born July 30, 1998. Fromm's first moment at the national level came in the 2011 Little League World Series. Fromm led Houston County High to the third round of the state football playoffs as a senior. A 4-star recruit, Fromm committed to Alabama before changing his mind and later signing with Georgia. Fromm's college debut came as a freshman, on Sept. 2, 2017 against Appalachian State, after starting QB Jacob Eason was injured. Fromm's first start for UGA came at Notre Dame, directing the B

Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm will turn 20 on Monday, and then he and his Bulldogs teammates will begin preseason practices later in the week.

One of the primary concerns on the minds of UGA fans is the condition of Fromm's broken left hand. That injury occurred July 3 when Fromm was hit by a flying ski-rope handle while he was in a boat on Lake Burton. Reports out of Athens are that Fromm, a sophomore right-hander, won't miss any practice time in August.

In May, Fromm received medical treatment after a fishing lure lodged in his leg.

All in all, it was an eventful summer for Fromm. Now after all that drama, Fromm will begin preparing for a new season with highly esteemed freshman Justin Fields ready to challenge him for playing time.

The Bulldogs' fan day is set for Saturday at Sanford Stadium, and the season opener is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Sept. 1 in the same venue.

Georgia linebacker D'Andre Walker recorded 40 tackles in 2017, tied for seventh on the team, but ranked second in tackles for loss (13.5) and in sacks (5.5). Defensive back J.R. Reed recorded 79 tackles in 2017, second on the team behind Roquan Smith, who left for the NFL. Reed also recorded five tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and two interceptions. Cornerback Deandre Baker ranks second among 2018 returning players in tackles and interceptions in 2017. Linebacker Monty Rice recorded 22 tackles as a freshman

Quarterback Jake Fromm excelled as a freshman in the 2017 season, passing for 2,615 yards and completing 62.2 percent of his passes. Running back D’Andre Swift ranked third in rushing yards in 2017 (618) and leads all returning players in that category. Wide receiver Terry Godwin caught 38 passes in 2017, second on the team behind senior Javon Wims. Wide receiver Mecole Hardman caught 25 passes in 2017, ranking third on the team. Wide receiver Riley Ridley caught 14 passes in 2017. He caught six of the 1

Sept. 1 vs. Austin Peay at Sanford Stadium. The Bulldogs have never played the Governors (an FCS team). Sept. 8 at South Carolina. The Bulldogs and Gamecocks could decide the SEC East in the season’s second week, even if only because it could determine a tiebreaker. Sept. 15 vs. Middle Tennessee at Sanford Stadium. The schools have played once, with Georgia winning 29-10 in 2003. Sept. 22 at Missouri. The Bulldogs have a three-game win streak against the Tigers and have lost once to them. Sept. 29 vs. Te