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UGA is expected to see a number of former players become NFL draft picks this spring.

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart could use NFL draft to send strong recruiting message

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. 901 (March 13, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about how UGA coach Kirby Smart could use the NFL draft to his advantage.

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart could use NFL draft to send strong recruiting message

Beginning of the show: Georgia coach Kirby Smart could take advantage of an odd circumstance that could unfold with the upcoming NFL draft. Former UGA wide receiver Riley Ridley would seem to have a legitimate chance of being a high draft pick despite not being used as much with the Bulldogs as the other receivers who’ll be drafted near Ridley. I’ll explain on today’s show why this means Smart can say that his system rewards team players and produce NFL stars without requiring a lot of stats.

10-minute mark: I discuss the latest on 5-star wide receiver Rakim Jarrett — who recently announced a UGA visit.

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

  • Mike’s thoughts on Ridley
  • An evaluation of UGA’s offensive line
  • The chances Fromm leaves after his junior season for the NFL draft
  • and a preview of UGA basketball in the SEC Tournament

30-minute mark: I look at some of the predicted win totals for SEC teams according to Bet Online.

35-minute mark: I discuss the video of UGA quarterback signee Dwan Mathis’ impressive dunk and give away a Road to Atlanta t-shirt.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.