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UGA coach Kirby Smart has made intensity the hallmark of his UGA program.

Georgia football podcast: Clemson’s national championship suggests maybe UGA should loosen up a little

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 episodes No. 861 (Jan. 8, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about why Clemson’s national championship win might provide a blueprint for UGA to do the same thing.

Georgia football podcast: 4 steps UGA should take to win national championship

Beginning of the show: Georgia was close to winning a national championship this season, but examining some of what worked for Clemson in Monday night’s CFP national championship game might indicate a way for UGA to get over the hump next season — including maybe stopping to enjoy the process a little more. I’ll talk more about that on today’s show.

10-minute mark: I’ll discuss UGA running back Zamir White’s tweet from Saturday which excited many Bulldogs fans about White’s eventual return from injury.

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

  • The differences between UGA and Clemson’s recruiting philosophies
  • How close UGA came to signing Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence
  • A behind-the-scenes look at how 4-star defensive back Tyrique Stevenson came to choose UGA
  • Other takeaways from the All-American Bowl
  • And a preview of what’s next for the Bulldogs’ 2019 class

35-minute mark: I discuss the release of the first 2019 national championship odds.

40-minute mark: I react to DawgNation’s Mike Griffith’s report regarding UGA offensive coordinator Jim Chaney’s contract situation.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.