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Georgia football podcast: Alabama insider floats conspiracy theory about Scott Cochran hire

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. 1,140 (Feb. 26, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about what an Alabama insider suggested could’ve been behind UGA coach Kirby Smart’s decision to hire former Alabama strength and conditioning coach Scott Cochran.

Georgia football podcast: Alabama insider floats conspiracy theory about Scott Cochran hire

Beginning of the show: An Alabama reporter made an appearance on a Baton Rouge, La. radio station this week and suggested that UGA coach Kirby Smart might’ve delayed the hiring of former Crimson Tide strength and conditioning coach Scott Cochran as a way of sabotaging Alabama’s offseason workout program. I’ll share more of those details on today’s show and address the rumor that Smart angered Saban when leaving for the UGA job at the end of the 2015 season.

10-minute mark: I share the highlights from Jake Fromm’s comments Tuesday at the NFL scouting combine.

15-minute mark: Former Alabama All-American Mike Johnson joins the show to discuss the Cochran hire.

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including a big change being ushered in at South Carolina by new offensive coordinator Mike Bobo, a big compliment for LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., and more fallout from Odell Beckham Jr.’s actions after LSU’s national championship game win.

35-minute mark: I discuss UGA defensive tackle Devonte Wyatt’s arrest Tuesday night.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.