Unbelievably, Jacob Eason and Jake Fromm weren’t drafted within the first three rounds of the 2020 NFL Draft. How is that this even attainable?
Friday evening was not a very good evening for former Georgia Bulldogs quarterbacks.
At one time, Jacob Eason and Jake Fromm have been teammates on the College of Georgia again in 2017. Eason was the starter coming into his true sophomore season earlier than dropping his job to true freshman Fromm as a result of harm. Eason opted to switch again house to affix Chris Petersen’s Washington Huskies. Each have been certainly going to be high draft picks in 2020.
Effectively, that was completely not the case. Fromm regressed in 12 months three at Georgia, falling from top-10 draft standing to now a day-three choice. We haven’t seen a quarterback’s inventory plummet this badly since Matt Barkley opted to return for his senior season at USC. Fromm can nonetheless have success within the NFL, however his path will start like Kirk Cousins‘ and Dak Prescott‘s have been earlier than him.
Even stranger is Eason’s fall from grace. The Lake Stevens, Washington native dedicated to Georgia to be the subsequent Matthew Stafford in Athens. He was as a lot of a five-star recruit as they arrive. Nonetheless, his accuracy by no means manifested and he turned basically Pac-12 Joe Flacco throughout his one 12 months because the Huskies starter. He would have been a No. 1 total choose 5 years in the past.
So what do these respective nosedives out of the highest 100 inform us? These two former faculty stars bought horrendous recommendation about leaving faculty early. Eason may have returned to Seattle for his redshirt senior season. Perhaps he may have led the Huskies to a Pac-12 Championship and their second School Soccer Playoff berth?
Fromm had his shot of going Four-Zero vs. the Florida Gators in Jacksonville. Georgia would have been the favourite to win the SEC East for the fourth 12 months in a row. With a win over presumably the Alabama Crimson Tide in an early December rematch in Atlanta, Fromm would have made his second profession journey to the School Soccer Playoff? He may have received the Heisman Trophy.
As an alternative, Eason and Fromm will wait to listen to their names known as in day three of the 2020 NFL Draft. It’s so embarrassing and we collectively really feel horrible for the blokes. Eason was certainly going within the high 45 and Fromm someplace within the 60s. Hopefully, they use this present day two shade a gas to burn the hearth within them.
Let’s hope they find yourself in a state of affairs the place they will succeed as execs.