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Georgia football podcast: ESPN ranks George Pickens among college football’s ‘most exciting’ players

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. 1,271 (Sept. 1, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about what an ESPN writer recently said about UGA wide receiver George Pickens – whom the network ranked among college football’s most exciting players.

Georgia football podcast: ESPN ranks George Pickens among college football’s ‘most exciting’ players

Beginning of the show: Georgia fans were dazzled by George Pickens last season when Pickens — as a freshman — became one of the most productive wide receivers in recent program history. Pickens’ MVP performance in the Sugar Bowl win vs. Baylor also provided a hint that his best games were still yet to come.

Count ESPN as a believer in that narrative as well. Pickens recently ranked No. 7 on their list of college football’s most exciting players.

I’ll explain on today’s show why new UGA offensive coordinator Todd Monken has an obligation to make sure Pickens isn’t “taken away” by opposing defensive game plans, and he truly becomes as exciting as his potential suggests he could be.

10-minute mark: I’ll share audio of UGA outside linebacker Jermaine Johnson discussing the ongoing competition for the Bulldogs at right tackle.

15-minute mark: DawgNation’s Mike Griffith joins the show to recap UGA’s first preseason scrimmage from Saturday.

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including more fallout from LSU wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase’s decision to opt out for the upcoming season and the other SEC players on the ESPN exciting players list.

35-minute mark: I share audio of UGA offensive tackle Owen Condon.

End of show: I thank DawgNation Daily listeners for five great years on the anniversary of our show’s beginning and I share the Gator Hater Updater.


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