UNLV QB Maiava will move to UGA, dad states
Tom VanHaaren, ESPN Staff WriterJan 8, 2024, 07:38 PM ET
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UNLV quarterback Jayden Maiava is moving to Georgia, his father, William Maiava-Pratt, informed ESPN on Monday, validating a report.Maiava was a redshirt freshman this previous season who tossed for 3,085 lawns, 17 goals and 10 interceptions, while likewise rushing for 277 yards and 3 touchdowns on the ground.He was a three-star possibility in the 2022 class out of Honolulu, Hawai’i, and signed with the Rebels out of high school. He redshirted his very first season in 2022 but was the starter this season. After he had actually thought about getting in the transfer portal after the regular season, it looked as though he might remain at UNLV, however he ultimately chose to transfer and entered the portal on Jan. 2.
Maiava took a check out to Georgia soon after going into the website, and he is now signing up with the program.Georgia has starter Carson Beck returning for his last season in 2024, so Maiava most likely won’t start for the Bulldogs this coming season. The group required to include depth and competitors for the future, though, as Beck will move on after 2024, Brock Vandagriff moved to Kentucky and five-star quarterback Dylan Raiola flipped his dedication to Nebraska late in the 2024 recruiting cycle.Maiava will sign up with Gunner Stockton, inbound freshman Ryan Puglisi and Beck in the Bulldogs ‘quarterback space. Maiava will have three years of eligibility remaining.On3 was very first to report that Maiava would move to Georgia.