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ESPN named UGA wide receiver George Pickens as the Bulldogs' most exciting player this week.

Georgia football podcast: A different take on UGA’s ‘most exciting’ players

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 DawgNation experts as they break down the latest Georgia football recruiting news and discuss coach Kirby Smart’s quest to return the Bulldogs to the top of the SEC. On episode No. 1,218 (June 17, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about why ESPN’s pick to be Georgia’s most exciting player, wide receiver George Pickens, might also make a few of the others in his position group more exciting as well.

Georgia football podcast: A different take on UGA’s “most exciting” players

Beginning of the show: This week, ESPN selected wide receiver George Pickens as Georgia’s most exciting player. Given the success Pickens enjoyed as a freshman in 2019 it’s easy to understand why he gets the nod. However, I’ll explain on today’s show why one of the most exciting aspects of Pickens this upcoming season for UGA could be the opportunities he opens up for other Bulldogs receivers.

10-minute mark: I discuss a possible setback for UGA tight end Ryland Goede.

15-minute mark: 247Sports’ Bud Elliott joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • UGA’s ranking in Elliott’s so-called “Blue Chip Ratio”
  • How Bulldogs fans should feel about the team’s national title drought
  • Whether Florida looms as a legitimate threat in the SEC East
  • And an evaluation of the recruiting momentum established at Tennessee during the coronavirus shutdown

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including some reported changes to one of the SEC Network’s flagship shows and more love for the Gators in a preseason magazine.

35-minute mark: I discuss a change UGA fans could notice at Sanford Stadium this fall and the possibility of other changes coming soon to the university as well.