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UGA DB Deandre Baker could play a huge role in Georgia's new-look defense.

Georgia football podcast: UGA expects new-look defense to provide same results

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. 758 (August 10, 2018) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about what to expect from UGA’s new-look defense.

Georgia football podcast: UGA expects new-look defense to provide same results

Beginning of the show: Georgia is looking to replace a number of departed stars from its 2017 defense including last year’s Butkus Award winner, Roquan Smith. I’ll explain on today’s show why that challenge is potentially made easier by the emergence of cornerback Deandre Baker — a potential first-round pick in the upcoming NFL draft.

10-minute mark: I’ll share audio of UGA defensive coordinator Mel Tucker discussing incoming freshman Tyson Campbell’s role on this year’s team and share the latest Kroger Click List Checklist.

15-minute mark: DawgNation’s recruiting insider Jeff Sentell joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • 5-star wide receiver Dominick Blaylock remains solid UGA commitment
  • Outlook for former 5-star offensive lineman Jamaree Salyer?  Future center?
  • Is UGA in the mix for 5-star offensive tackle Darnell Wright?
  • What is going on with 2018 defensive tackle signee Tramel Walthour?
  • Latest on 5-star linebacker Nakobe Dean?

40-minute mark: I take a look at some other SEC headlines including Alabama regaining the number 1 recruiting ranking, Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt complimenting Alabama transfer offensive lineman Brandon Kennedy, former 5-star Auburn recruit Calvin Ashley getting injured during scrimmage, and new details emerging in the Urban Meyer situation.

45-minute mark: Chip Towers highlights Mel Tucker and how he plans to remake UGA’s defense as a part of our Own the East video series presented by Georgia’s Own Credit Union.

End of show: I update the Gator Hater Countdown.

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