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UGA coach Kirby Smart will have a busy week building a defensive game plan to stop Notre Dame Saturday.

Georgia football podcast: A possible hint at how UGA plans to stop Notre Dame

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 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. 1,031 (Sept. 17, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about the potential game plan Georgia might use to stop Notre Dame and its quarterback, Ian Book.

Georgia football podcast: A possible hint at how UGA plans to stop Notre Dame

Beginning of the show: Georgia has to be aware of Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book — a threat with both his arms and legs — when the Bulldogs host the Fighting Irish Saturday. I’ll explain on today’s show why stopping Book might require limiting his options, including being physical at the line of scrimmage with Notre Dame’s wide receivers.

10-minute mark: I share audio of Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly complimenting UGA’s offense and defense.

15-minute mark: DawgNation’s Jeff Sentell joins the show to preview the Notre Dame game as a recruiting event.

  • A comparison of how Saturday stacks up to other well-attended recruiting weekends from the past
  • A look at 5-star tight end Darnell Washington and 4-star prospect Theo Johnson
  • A discussion of what 5-star linebacker Noah Sewell hopes to see from his official visit
  • And reaction to the fact 5-star running back Zachary Evans won’t bet at UGA Saturday

30-minute mark: I share an early preview of the top SEC and national games for the upcoming Saturday.

35-minute mark: Irish Sports Daily’s Mike Frank joins the show to discuss Book, the Fighting Irish’s rush defense and a perspective from South Bend regarding the atmosphere around Saturday’s game.

End of show: I encourage DawgNation Daily listeners and viewers to take a “Gator Hater” sign to ESPN’s Game Day on Saturday and I share the Gator Hater Updater.