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UGA's defense is earning national praise through the season's first two weeks.

Georgia football podcast: ESPN writer says UGA’s defense could be Kirby Smart’s coaching ‘masterpiece’

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. 1,295 (Oct. 6, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about what an ESPN writer said about UGA’s defense ahead of the Bulldogs’ matchup with Tennessee this Saturday.

Georgia football podcast: ESPN writer says UGA’s defense could be Kirby Smart’s coaching ‘masterpiece’

Beginning of the show: Georgia’s defensive performance through two games is earning national praise — including from ESPN’s Bill Connelly, who explained this week why the Bulldogs defense has increased UGA’s chances of making the College Football Playoff. I’ll share what Connelly had to say on today’s show and share audio of Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt’s thoughts on the UGA defense as well.

10-minute mark: I discuss an interesting comparison of Tennesse and Auburn’s lines of scrimmage from UGA coach Kirby Smart.

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

  • The emergence of UGA’s running game
  • Thoughts on Stetson Bennett
  • An assessment of UGA’s defense
  • And a preview of this Saturday’s game vs. Tennessee

35-minute mark: I take a look at the top upcoming games for the weekend including Florida-Texas A&M from within the SEC and Miami-Clemson on the national landscape.

40-minute mark: I discuss the impact former UGA offensive lineman Cade Mays could have for the Vols on Saturday, and I address how the drama surrounding his transfer could add to the storylines for Saturday’s game.

End of show: I briefly look at a UGA-Tennessee recruiting battle from the past and share the Gator Hater Updater.

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