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ESPN's Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon commended UGA for its aggressive non-conference scheduling this week.

Georgia football podcast: ESPN personalities take note of Kirby Smart’s aggressive scheduling

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. 942 (May 9, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about what two ESPN personalities had to say this week about UGA’s recently-upgraded non-conference schedules.

Georgia football podcast: ESPN personalities take note of Kirby Smart’s aggressive scheduling

Beginning of the show: Georgia’s tough non-conference games — like the series recently scheduled with Oklahoma — is good for college football and should help UGA possibly earn its way into the College Football Playoff according to ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon. I’ll share audio on today’s show of what the Pardon the Interruption duo said about the Bulldogs on their show this week. I’ll also share some comments from UGA coach Kirby Smart regarding why Georgia has to wait until 2031 to get a return trip from the Sooners.

10-minute mark: I’ll update the situation involving 4-star offensive tackle Tate Ratledge — who announced this week he’ll choose Monday between the Bulldogs and Tennessee.

15-minute mark: Former UGA linebacker Rennie Curran joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • Curran’s recent induction into the Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame
  • Curran’s thoughts on Nakobe Dean and UGA’s other freshman linebackers
  • And a description of why linebacker can be a challenging position for a freshman

25-minute mark: I share other SEC headlines including an explanation of why Florida could finish well below expectations this season, the Gators announcement of a home-and-home series with Colorado and an examination of why Auburn and Mississippi State might have better seasons than some think.

30-minute mark: Former UGA walk-on Candler Cook joins the show to discuss his book, From Underdog to Bulldog.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater