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Georgia and Florida fans have engaged in a high-profile war of words throughout the offseason.

Georgia football podcast: Gators fans should take Kirby Smart’s advice about UGA-Florida rivalry

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. 941 (May 8, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about something Georgia coach Kirby Smart once said about the UGA-Florida rivalry.

Georgia football podcast: Gators fans should take Kirby Smart’s advice about UGA-Florida rivalry

Beginning of the show: Georgia and Florida fans have engaged in a war of words for most of the offseason. The latest skirmish is spurred on by a column from Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi that suggests that UGA coach Kirby Smart will eventually be overtaken by the Gators’ Dan Mullen due to UGA’s history of — as Bianchi describes it — coming up short in big games. I’ll explain on today’s show why something Smart once said to UGA fans about the Bulldogs’ rivalry with Florida is possibly relevant for Gators fans now.

10-minute mark: I’ll discuss some interesting comments from the writers at Athlon Sports praising the prominence of the UGA coaching job while also questioning the level of administrative support the Bulldogs’ coaches have gotten in the past.

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

  • UGA’s administrative commitment to football
  • A look ahead to UGA’s recently-scheduled home-and-home series with Oklahoma
  • Whether UGA’s defensive line is the No. 1 concern this season
  • And Mike’s thoughts on the back-and-forth chatter between UGA and Florida fans

30-minute mark: I discuss where other top SEC programs ranked on Athlon Sports’ list of best coaching jobs.

35-minute mark: I invite DawgNation Daily listeners and viewers to participate in our “Summer Q&A.”

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.

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