Georgia switch quarterback Jamie Newman is opting out of the 2020 school soccer season, in line with a report from Yahoo Sports activities.
Yahoo’s Pete Thamel, citing a supply, tweeted that Newman is opting out due to COVID-19 considerations and can deal with the 2021 NFL Draft.
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Supply: UGA QB Jamie Newman is opting out of the 2020 season on account of COVID-19. He is anticipated to start coaching for the 2021 NFL draft. Newman transferred to UGA from Wake Forest following the 2019 season.
— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) September 2, 2020
Newman was Sporting Information’ top-ranked switch quarterback for 2020. He transferred from Wake Forest, the place he totaled 2,868 passing yards, 574 speeding yards and 32 whole TDs final season. He was anticipated to take the beginning job left by veteran quarterback Jake Fromm, who led Georgia to the SEC championship recreation the previous three seasons.
Newman is not the one SEC influence participant who opted out this week. LSU extensive receiver Ja’Marr Chase, who received the Biletnikoff Award final 12 months, opted out Sunday.
Georgia does have one other attainable switch choice. Former USC quarterback JT Daniels is eligible to play immediately. Daniels performed in 11 video games as a freshman at USC in 2018 and handed for two,672 yards, 14 TDs and 10 interceptions. He suffered a season-ending knee damage within the 2019 season opener. Redshirt junior Stetson Bennett is also on the depth chart.
The starter will work with new offensive coordinator Todd Monken, who had the identical place with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns in 2019. Georgia opens its season Sept. 26 at Arkansas.