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Georgia coach Kirby Smart recently updated the status of his team's competition at several key offensive positions.

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart offers candid assessment of spring practice position battles

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 keep the Bulldogs on top of the SEC. On episode No. 919 (April 8, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about UGA coach Kirby Smart’s recent assessment of some of his team’s position battles.

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart offers candid assessment of spring practice position battles

Beginning of the show: Georgia coach Kirby Smart spoke Saturday about the need for some of UGA’s running backs, wide receivers and tight ends to emerge during the spring because of additional competition on tap for the summer. I’ll discuss on today’s shows which players might be doing that.

10-minute mark: I’ll announce the winner of our DawgNation Daily bracket contest and share audio of Smart evaluating UGA quarterback Jake Fromm’s performance thus far this spring.

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

  • Whether UGA was recruiting 4-star defensive back — and new Clemson commit — Fred Davis
  • An update on 5-star defensive end Bryan Bresee
  • Reaction to the recent Twitter conversation involving 5-star recruits — linebackers Mekhail Sherman and Justin Flowe, as well as defensive back Kelee Ringo
  • The latest news on 5-star tight end Arik Gilbert
  • And a funny anecdote from 4-star offensive lineman Akinola Agubiya’s recent ineraction with UGA offensive line coach Sam Pittman

35-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including more fallout from Alabama coach Nick Saban’s comments about players leaving early, former Florida signee Antonneus Clayton’s decision to transfer from Florida to Georgia Tech and Tennesee basketball coach Rick Barnes decision to stay with the Vols — passing on the UCLA job.

40-minute mark: I’ll share audio of Smart assessing the outside linebacker situation — including Jermaine Johnson’s minor injury and Azeez Ojulari’s possible emergence.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.