Jacob Eason to enter NFL Draft

Less than a week after new head coach Jimmy Lake announced the firing of Offensive Coordinator Bush Hamden and tight ends coach Jordan Paopao Lake announced that quarterback Jacob Eason will enter this years NFL Draft.

“We wish Jacob nothing but the best,” said Lake. “He was a terrific teammate who worked very hard in his two years as a Husky. I’m looking forward to watching him succeed at the next level.”

Husky head coach Jimmy Lake on Jacob Eason entering the NFL

Eason, a fourth-year junior from Lake Stevens, Wash., started all 13 games for the Huskies in 2019, throwing for 3,132 yards and 23 touchdowns on 260-of-405 passing (64.2 percent). His yardage total was fourth-highest in UW history, while his 23 TD passes ranked sixth. He also had top-10 marks in completions (third), completion percentage (seventh) and passing efficiency (seventh).

“I want to thank everyone at the UW – my teammates, the coaching staff and the fans – for making these last two years so memorable,” Eason said. “I’m very happy that I was able to come home and play for the Dawgs, and will always be grateful.”

Eason thanking the teammates and University of Washington

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