Former Wake Forrest quarterback Jamie Newman has been waived by the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles.
Newman, who transferred to UGA soccer as a graduate switch from Wake Forest earlier than the 2020 season, later determined to opt-out of his senior yr as a result of COVID-19 issues.
The Graham, N.C., native declared for the 2021 NFL draft and signed with the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent.
Newman was one of many top-rated quarterbacks headed into the 2020 faculty soccer season, in line with Professional Soccer Focus.
🗣️Jamie Newman = Georgia QB1 pic.twitter.com/YuHtW6xvDZ
— PFF School (@PFF_College) July 16, 2020
In 2019, Newman accomplished 220 of 361 passes (60.9%) for two,868 yards, 26 touchdowns and 11 interceptions, whereas main the Demon Deacons to and 8-5 report.
DawgNation shouldn’t blame Newman for making the most effective determination for himself, particularly within the midst of all the unknowns of a worldwide pandemic, however you may’t assist however surprise if Newman’s NFL observe would have been totally different if he had performed in Athens final season.