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Sony Michel is one of the former UGA stars who are impressing their NFL bosses.

Georgia football podcast: Former UGA stars already turning heads as NFL rookies

Brandon Adams

Georgia football is the No. 1 topic every day on DawgNation Daily — the daily podcast for Georgia Bulldogs fans. Catch up on everything happening with UGA athletics with host Brandon Adams and the cast of DawgNation experts as they break down the latest Georgia football recruiting news and discuss UGA coach Kirby Smart’s quest to keep the Bulldogs on top of the SEC. On episode No. 704 (May 14, 2018) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about former UGA stars who are turning heads as NFL rookies.

Georgia football podcast: Former UGA stars turning heads as NFL rookies

Beginning of the show: Former Georgia stars Sony Michel and Lorenzo Carter drew rave reviews for their NFL rookie minicamp performances last week. I’ll talk about the growing buzz around these UGA fan favorites.

Eight-minute mark: I’ll discuss the latest on defensive back Deangelo Gibbs’ expected return for UGA.

15-minute mark: DawgNation insider Chip Towers joins the show. Some of the topics covered include:

  • What is the outlook on Deangelo Gibbs’ return?
  • What will Elijah Holyfield’s role be this season?
  • What to make of Steve Rosenbloom’s column criticizing Roquan Smith and then apologizing for it.
  • Thoughts on the perks that are part of Kirby Smart’s new contract.

30-minute mark: I take a look at some other SEC headlines, including: ESPN highlighting post-spring takeaways for top SEC teams including Alabama’s offensive line; quarterback Keytaon Thompson emerging as a quality backup for Mississippi State; Auburn being led by defense; Mike Elko making an impact on the Texas A&M defensive line; and ESPN praising South Carolina’s offense.

Dawg Day Q&A: Do you follow UGA sports other than football?

End of show: I’ll update the Gator Hater Countdown and discuss Auburn fans’ reactions to recent comments from 5-star wide receiver Jadon Haselwood.


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