2018 (True Freshman): Appeared in three games as the Yellow Jackets’ third-straight quarterback – vs. Duke (Oct. 13), at Virginia Tech (Oct. 25) and at Georgia (Nov. 24) … Redshirted due to only seeing action in three games … Ran five times for 27 yards, including two carries for 25 yards in the final minutes of the Yellow Jackets’ rout at Virginia Tech … Completed his only pass of the season, a 22-yard connection on a throwback to QB TaQuon Marshall at Georgia … Was one of only 13 true freshmen, including just three on the offensive side of the ball, to see action for Georgia Tech in 2018.
High School: Rated as a four-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports/Scout and Rivals … Ranked as the nation’s No. 17 athlete in his class by 247Sports/Scout and Georgia’s No. 33 overall player by Rivals … Three-time all-region honoree … Named preseason all-state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution prior to his senior season in 2017 … First-team all-state honoree following his junior campaign in 2016 … Earned first-team Georgia 1-2A all-region as a senior in 2017 despite missing part of the season due to injury … Quarterbacked Fitzgerald to a 26-4 combined record over his sophomore and junior seasons, leading the team to the 2A state championship in 2015 and a runner-up finish in 2016 … Named first-team all-state and the region’s Offensive Player of the Year in 2016 after throwing for 1,725 yards, running for 956 and accounting for 39 touchdowns as a junior … First-team all-region and honorable-mention all-state selection as a sophomore … Coached by Tucker Pruitt … Also lettered in basketball and track.
Personal: Enjoys game fishing … Majoring in literature, media and communication.