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UGA coach Kirby Smart utilized G-Day to obtain a commitment from 3-star DE Jaevon Becton

Georgia football podcast: 5 reasons to like UGA commit Jaevon Becton

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 discuss UGA coach Kirby Smart’s quest to return the Bulldogs to the top of the SEC, and break down the latest Georgia football recruiting news. On episode No. 459 (June 1, 2017) of the podcast, Georgia Bulldogs fans can hear a discussion about UGA commit Jaevon Becton.

Georgia football podcast: 5 reasons to like UGA commit Jaevon Becton

Beginning of the show: Georgia got a commitment on Wednesday night from 3-star defensive end Jaevon Becton (Virginia Beach, Va.). I’ll talk about why Becton’s announcement is good news for UGA.

10 minute mark: SEC Country’s Mike Johnson joins the show. Some of the topics we discuss include…

  • The proper way to evaluate 3-star prospects
  • Whether Georgia coach Kirby Smart is on good terms with Alabama coach Nick Saban after Maurice Smith’s transfer from Alabama to UGA last year
  • Florida coach Jim McElwain’s lack of humor regarding the notorious photograph of a man resembling him laying on a shark
  • Whether there’s pressure on Smart and the UGA coaching staff to prove they can develop Jacob Eason

25 minute mark: I take a look at some of the other headlines around the SEC including the suggestion Tennessee coach Butch Jones needs to win the East to keep his job, an update on the legal trouble for Vols WR Josh Smith, a report from Yahoo stating Chip Kelly could be a coaching candidate at Texas A&M, some interesting comments from SEC quarterbacks Shea Patterson and Danny Etling, and Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs desire to move the Tigers into the SEC East

End of show: I talk about UGA athletic director Greg McGarity’s explanation for retaining baseball coach Scott Stricklin.

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