Father Of Georgia QB D’Wan Mathis: ‘Georgia Saved My Son’s Life’

first_img He believes that Georgia’s staff saved his son’s life.From DawgNation:“The doctors are moving D’Wan along slowly, but we realize D’Wan could have died with the sort of operation we had, so we feel very blessed,” Terence Mathis, D’Wan’s father, told DawgNation on Tuesday.“We thank God for Ron Courson’s expertise and his medical team, because without them I don’t think all of this would have been possible for D’Wan,” Terence Mathis said. “I believe Georgia saved my son’s life.Mathis was on pace to become the backup quarterback to Jake Fromm.With the season approaching very soon, it’s unlikely that Mathis will make a full recovery in time to be ready. Nonetheless, it’s great to hear that he’s progressing well after undergoing brain surgery roughly two months ago.[DawgNation] A general view of Georgia's football stadium.ATHENS, GA – NOVEMBER 24: A general view of Sanford Stadium during the game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on November 24, 2018 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)As the Georgia Bulldogs prepare for this upcoming season, the program received an encouraging update on quarterback D’Wan Mathis.Mathis underwent emergency brain surgery in May. The former four-star recruit told the Georgia trainers about experiencing headaches, which then resulted in them finding a cyst on his brain.Despite not being cleared for contact yet, Mathis is ready to return to the field in some capacity. The medical staff will monitor him every step of his recovery, as the second-string quarterback continues to take strides in the right direction.Terence Mathis, D’Wan’s father, is extremely grateful for Georgia’s medical team and how it handled this entire situation.last_img