Georgia quarterback JT Daniels has entered the transfer portal as a graduate transfer following a two-year stint in Athens, according to 247Sports’ Chris Hummer. Daniels will be classified as a redshirt senior at his next stop, but he has two years of eligibility remaining thanks to the NCAA’s blanket waiver offered to athletes in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Additionally, wide receiver Jermaine Burton has entered the transfer portal, per Hummer. Burton was the Bulldogs’ leading wide receiver with 497 yards receiving and five touchdowns, trailing only star freshman tight end Brock Bowers in both categories. 

Daniels entered the 2021 season as the Bulldogs’ starting quarterback and led a 10-3 Week 1 victory over then-No. 3 Clemson behind 135 yards passing. However, Daniels became limited for much of the season after suffering multiple injuries to his midsection that affected his ability to throw. He completed 72.3% of passes for 722 yards, seven touchdowns and three interceptions in five appearances. 

Stetson Bennett IV ultimately held onto the starting job in Daniels’ absence and led the Bulldogs to their first national championship since 1980. Bennett announced plans on Wednesday to return to UGA for his final year of eligibility. 

Daniels arrived at Georgia in the spring of 2020 after transferring in from USC, where he similarly battled injury issues. Daniels sustained a season-ending knee injury in 2019, which led to the Trojans going with backup Kedon Slovis for the remainder of the season. 

That ultimately contributed to Daniels entering the transfer portal, though he wasn’t healthy enough to play in 2020 until late in the year. Daniels thrived in an eventual starting role, however, going 4-0 in the Bulldogs’ final…

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