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Georgia football podcast: ESPN snubs UGA freshmen in spring preview

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. 897 (March 8, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about ESPN leaving off UGA’s incoming freshmen from one of its recent spring preview articles.

Georgia football podcast: ESPN snubs UGA freshmen in spring preview

Beginning of the show: Georgia had the consensus No. 2 recruiting class for 2019, and it has an impressive list of early enrollees. However, none of those incoming freshmen were highlighted in a recent article on freshmen to watch from ESPN. I’ll explain on today’s show why ESPN is wrong — even if it isn’t that big a deal. I’ll also discuss why the expectations for this year’s freshmen class is a little different than UGA coach Kirby Smart’s previous two signing classes.

10-minute mark: I’ll share audio from DawgNation recruiting insider Jeff Sentell’s recent conversations with 5-star linebacker Mekhail Sherman and 4-star offensive lineman Mitchell Mayes.

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

  • Jeff’s prediction about possible breakout early enrollees
  • Reaction to recent comments from 4-star quaterback Carson Beck
  • An update on 4-star defensive back Dwight McGlothern
  • A preview of UGA’s 2020 offensive line recruitment
  • And some thoughts on this weekend’s AAF matchup between former UGA quarterbacks Aaron Murray and Zach Mettenberger

35-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including LSU coach Ed Orgeron promising more changes to the Tigers offense, 5-star wide receiver Rakim Jarrett’s upcoming Tennessee visit, embattled LSU basketball coach Will Wade and Florida and Miami officially moving up their season-opening game.

40-minute mark: Former UGA quarterback David Greene joins the show to share thoughts on current UGA quarterback Jake Fromm as Fromm prepares to begin his third year as Bulldogs starter.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.