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A number of writers and analysts have touted UGA grad transfer quarterback Jamie Newman as a possible first-round pick this offseason.

Georgia football podcast: Putting the Jamie Newman hype in context

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. 1,222 (June 23, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about the hype surrounding UGA quarterback Jamie Newman and why Bulldogs fans don’t always join in on it.

Georgia football podcast: Putting the Jamie Newman hype in context

Beginning of the show: There are plenty of national analysts who’ve hyped Georgia quarterback Jamie Newman during the offseason. I’ll try to put those statements in context on today’s show and explain why Bulldogs fans don’t always participate in that Newman hype.

10-minute mark: I discuss an interesting recent statement from the father of five-star cornerback Tony Grimes.

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

  • Thoughts on Newman
  • An evaluation of UGA grad transfer tight end Tre McKitty
  • And reaction to the leadership role Bulldogs offensive lineman Jamaree Salyer seems to be seeking this offseason

30-minute mark: I take a look at other headlines including a take from Urban Meyer about why Clemson and Ohio State should be considered the top national championship favorites, a former UGA recruiting target who has made his commitment announcement and a strong response from SEC commissioner Greg Sankey regarding some positive coronavirus tests that some of the league’s programs have dealt with in recent weeks.

35-minute mark: I share some audio of UGA coach Kirby Smart on the topic of forming relationships with the families of recruits.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.