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Want to know who should have the Georgia faithful worried on Saturday? The most popular answer would have to be the name Kyle Pitts.

Cover 4 on Georgia football: The Gators who pose the biggest problems for Saturday

DawgNation has four staffers who cover Georgia football from every angle: Beat, live streams, photos, podcasts, recruiting, etc. The “Cover 4” concept is: 1) Present a topic; 2) Offer a reasoned response; 3) Share a brisk statement to support that informed opinion. 4) Pepper the page with photos for the big picture. For this edition, we discuss the very best players that Florida will have on Saturday. 

DawgNation continues with the “Cover 4” concept. The focus is always a timely look with each of our guys manning the secondary on a pertinent topic.

The quick in-and-out game remains. It is designed to come out quicker than former Bulldog Nick Chubb scored his third touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens earlier this year.

The latest “Cover 4” question is:

Which Florida Gators pose the biggest problems for Georgia on Saturday?

Brandon Adams: Kadarius Toney

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Florida playmaker Kadarius Toney is expected to be back to boost a strong all-around WR group that has certainly impressed both Georgia coach Kirby Smart. Brandon Adams feels the same way. (Logan Bowles/Getty Images)

The “why” from “DawgNation Daily” here: “It’s been a long time since Florida had offensive weapons worth your attention. The Gators have only scored a total of 24 points in the last two meetings with UGA. However, assuming Toney is healthy, the Bulldogs will have to know where he is on every snap.”

Mike Griffith: TE Kyle Pitts

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Kyle Pitts. Making a lot of catches this year. Kirby Smart had a lot of great things to say about his game this week. He felt he’s a part-tight end and part-receiver out there for the Gators this year. (Marianna Massey Getty Images)

The “why” from “On the Beat” here: “There aren’t many 6-foot-6, 239-pound tight ends like Pitts out there, and that’s why he’s Florida leading receiver by a wide margin (35 catches, 391 yards) to his point of the season. A potential matchup nightmare for Georgia, Pitts is too physical for most defensive backs and too fast for many linebackers. Could physical freshman DB Tyrique Stevenson be ready?

Connor Riley: Kyle Pitts + The DE who’s not lined up on Andrew Thomas

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Connor Riley feels that Andrew Thomas is a major factor for the protection with the Georgia offense on Saturday. That’s a given, but the confidence he has that Thomas should erase his assignment puts more pressure on the other Florida DE to get home and rattle Jake Fromm. (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

The “why” from “Good Day UGA” here: “Georgia has struggled to defend opposing tight ends and Pitts might be the best one Georgia has faced to date. Florida has two very good defensive ends, and whichever one isn’t going against Thomas will have to make an impact on the Georgia offense.

Jeff Sentell: ILB David Reese II

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Former 3-star ILB David Reese leads the SEC in tackles so far in 2019. Don’t forget that guy. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

The Intel here: “Guess it would’ve been pretty easy to just name Mr. Pitts again here. Say his name three, four or five times like ‘Candyman’ and watch him turn the game tape into a horror film, right? But this report must include the name David Reese II. He’s currently leading the SEC in tackles with 66 stops. Who’s going to keep D’Andre Swift from explosive runs? A lot of that will have to fall on Reese.”


The 2019 season “Cover 4” topics so far:

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