It shouldn’t have taken this long, the Washington Huskies finally named redshirt junior transfer Jacob Eason their starting quarterback.

Eason transferred to Washington from Georgia where he lost the starting job to Jake Fromm.  Eason, a native of Lake Stevens, Washington, was the 2015 Gatorade National Player of the Year.  He sat out last season due to transfer rules and studied under Jake Browning.

Eason will turn 22 years old this November.  He leads Washington into the new season on August 31st at home against Eastern Washington, followed by their Pac-12 opener at home against Cal, and non conference affairs at Hawaii and at BYU.

The Huskies host the Oregon Ducks in Seattle on October 19th.

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