Would you like to receive DawgNation news alerts? Excellent! News alerts will be displayed in your browser.
UGA coach Kirby Smart previewed the start of preseason camp during an Atlanta radio interview Thursday night.

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart anticipates ‘hellified competition’ once UGA practice begins

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. 1,259 (Aug. 14, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about what UGA coach Kirby Smart is looking forward to seeing from his team once preseason camp begins Monday.

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart anticipates ‘hellified competition’ once UGA practice begins

Beginning of the show: Georgia players will engage in an intense competition for starting positions beginning Monday when the Bulldogs’ preseason camp begins according to UGA coach Kirby Smart — who appeared on the Atlanta radio station, 680 The Fan, Thursday night. I’ll discuss more about Smart’s comments on today’s show and address the battle for playing time that I view to be UGA’s most important.

10-minute mark: I discuss the reports that Kelee Ringo has had an injury setback and will miss time to begin the year after undergoing surgery.

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

  • A hint from UGA defensive back commit David Daniel about some possible big news on the horizon for the Bulldogs
  • Reaction to four-star wide receiver Malcolm Johnson’s Auburn commitment and a look at UGA’s remaining 2021 wide receiver priorities
  • A recap of where things stand with UGA’s top 2021 running back targets, and a look at whether the Big Ten’s decision to postpone its fall season could open the door for UGA with other running backs
  • A comparison between 2022 quarterbacks Gunner Stockton and MJ Morris
  • Reaction to four-star tight end Brock Bowers’ UGA commitment
  • And an update on four-star safety Terrion Arnold

40-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including Alabama athletic director Greg Byrne’s comments on the potential viability of a spring season in the SEC.

45-minute mark: I discuss a comment from Smart on how Alabama will try to maintain a home field advantage against the Bulldogs this season in what’s expected to be a mostly empty stadium.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.

We have a new way to comment on our DawgNation stories. To do so, you must be a registered user on the DawgNation forum. If you haven’t registered, please go to the Forum homepage on DawgNation and look for “register” on the right side.