|Georgia Bulldogs No. 10|
|College||University of Georgia (2016–present)|
|High school||Lake Stevens (WA)|
|Date of birth||November 17, 1997|
|Place of birth||Lake Stevens, Washington|
|Height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Eason attended Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Washington and was rated by Rivals as a five-star recruit. He was also ranked as the best pro-style quarterback and best player overall in the 2016 class. Eason committed to the University of Georgia to play college football.
Eason was born to Tony and Christine Eason and was raised in Lake Stevens, Washington. His father, Tony Eason, played college football at the University of Notre Dame, but is not the Tony Eason who played for the New England Patriots. As a freshman at Lake Stevens, he played in four games and completed 21 of 50 pass attempts (42%) for 458-yards, four touchdowns, and an interception. The following year, he played in ten games and threw 350 passes, completing 209 (59.7%) of them for 2,941 passing yards, 23 touchdowns and 8 interceptions. In 2014, he played in all 11 games for Lake Stevens and led them to a 9-2 record. He finished his junior year completing 197 of 287 passes (68.6%) for 2,829-yards, 32 touchdowns, and only three interceptions. Rival's named him their Junior of the Year in 2014. During his last season at Lake Stevens, he played in 13 games, completed 235/338 (69.5%) pass attempts for 3,585-yards, 43 touchdowns, and six interceptions. In his senior season he led them to a 12-1 record and took them all the way to the state semifinals against Skyline but ended up losing 34-37. He finished his career at Lake Stevens completing 662 out of 1,025 pass attempts for 9,813 passing yards, 102 touchdown passes, and 18 interceptions, while appearing in a total of 38 games.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||40‡||Commit date|
|Lake Stevens, WA||Lake Stevens High School||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)||207 lb (94 kg)||N/A||Jul 20, 2014|
|Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: ESPN grade: 89|
|Overall recruiting rankings:|
He was rated a five-star recruit by Rivals, 247sports, and Scout. Rivals had Eason ranked as the top quarterback in the nation and as the 7th top prospect in the nation. Eason was a highly sought after recruit, receiving offers from Florida, Miami, Alabama, Colorado, Florida State, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, among many others. On July 20, 2014, he committed to the University of Georgia.
Eason enrolled early at Georgia during the spring of 2016. Although he was not named the starter going into season opener, he came in for Georgia's fourth possession against North Carolina for senior Greyson Lambert and subsequently completed 8 of 12 passes for 131 passing yards and threw his first career collegiate touchdown. #18 Georgia went on to defeat #22 North Carolina 33-24. The following week, Eason earned his first career start against Nicholls State and finished completing 11 of 20 passes for 204-yards and a touchdown. Eason then led Georgia to a comeback victory over Missouri after he threw the game-winning touchdown on 4th and 10 to Isaiah McKenzie with only 1:29 left in the game. He finished the game with 29/55 pass attempts for 309 passing yards, 3 touchdowns, and one interception. On September 24, 2016, #12 Georgia would suffer their first loss to #23 Ole Miss with Eason completing only 16 of 36 pass attempts for 137 passing yards and one interception. On October 15, 2016, Eason threw for a 346 passing yards and completed 27 out of 40 pass attempts in Georgia's 16-17 loss to Vanderbilt. On November 12, 2016, he helped Georgia defeat #9 Auburn after completing 20/31 pass attempts for 208 yards.