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Smart mum on quarterback situation heading into Vandy

QB Jacob Eason warms up during Georgia's 2016 G-Day at Sanford Stadium. /(Mason Prince, WGXA)

ATHENS, GA -- Kirby Smart isn't naming a starting quarterback yet for Saturday's SEC road game at Vanderbilt.

Towards the tail end of Georgia's 41-0 dismantling of Tennessee, QB Jake Fromm was relieved by sophomore Jacob Eason who saw his first action since his opening-day knee injury.

With Eason's cleared the quarterback questions have returned for Smart. The head coach continues to evaluate.

"It'll be just like last week," Smart said at Monday's press conference. "It'll be evaluated in practice."

In Eason's absence, Georgia has continued to trend in the right direction starting out 5-0 and reaching #5 in the polls this week. The perfect start has been aided by Fromm who has managed the offense well in Eason's absence.

Even as Fromm continues to lead the Bulldogs to wins, Eason's health remains a factor in the quarterback decision.

"I do think Jacob is much closer to 100 percent," Smart said. "Obviously last week he didn't get cleared until somewhere around midweek. For him it was important to knock the rust off. He felt like he did that in that game. Got to go out there and he'll compete this week. We'll do it like we do every position."

Georgia and Vanderbilt kickoff at noon Saturday in Nashville.

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