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UGA safety J.R. Reed announced plans to return for his final season.

Georgia football podcast: J.R. Reed’s return a huge boost for UGA defense

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. 860 (Jan. 7, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about Georgia junior safety J.R. Reed’s decision to return for his final season.

Georgia football podcast: J.R. Reed’s return a huge boost for UGA defense

Beginning of the show: Georgia got some good news Sunday night when safety J.R. Reed and kicker Rodrigo Blankenship announced plans to return to UGA for their final seasons. I’ll talk about that on today’s show and discuss the four UGA juniors who are moving on to the NFL and what their absence will mean for the Bulldogs.

10-minute mark: I’ll address the rumors involving UGA offensive coordinator Jim Chaney.

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

  • Chip’s thoughts on Chaney
  • Whether UGA fans have overreacted to the UGA juniors who chose to leave school.
  • The latest on former UGA quarterback Justin Fields — who transferred to Ohio State last week
  • What’s next with UGA coach Kirby Smart’s pursuit of a defensive coordinator
  • And reaction to rumors of an NFL team being interested in speaking to Smart

35-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including a preview of the CFP national championship game, a big-name defensive lineman deciding to return to Auburn and some more coaching rumors.

40-minute mark: I discuss 4-star UGA defensive back Tyrique Stevenson’s UGA commitment.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.

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