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Former UGA QB Jake Fromm apologized this week for text messages sent in 2019 that said firearms should be limited to "elite white people."

Georgia football podcast: Jake Fromm’s texts force UGA fans into uncomfortable conversation

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. 1,209 (June 6, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about the racist text messages Jake Fromm sent to a friend in 2019 that were made public this week, the reaction to those messages from some of his former Bulldogs teammates and some thoughts on how it all impacts UGA fans.

Georgia football podcast: Jake Fromm’s texts force UGA fans into uncomfortable conversation

Beginning of the show: Former Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm’s text messages to a friend that were made public this week resulted in an apology from Fromm and disappointment from many of his fans and former teammates. I’ll share my own thoughts on Fromm and the situation on today’s show.

13-minute mark: I discuss the one-year contract extension announced for UGA athletic director Greg McGarity on Friday.

15-minute mark: DawgNation’s recruiting insider Jeff Sentell joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • Jeff’s thoughts on Fromm
  • An update on five-star cornerback Tony Grimes
  • An evaluation four-star UGA linebacker commit Chaz Chambliss
  • And reaction to four-star offensive lineman Dylan Fairchild’s UGA commitment last Saturday

35-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including multiple Alabama players reportedly testing positive for the coronavirus and Texas governor Greg Abbott’s announcement about fan attendance for sporting events in his state which could become a precursor to other decisions involving states in the league’s footprint.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater and wish DawgNation Daily listeners and viewers a happy weekend.

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