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UGA coach Kirby Smart said Thursday that he wants a "competitive environment" for G-Day.

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart promising ‘competitive environment’ for G-Day

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 episode No. 689 (April 20, 2018) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about Smart’s expectations for G-Day.

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart promising ‘competitive environment’ for G-Day

Beginning of the show: Georgia coach Kirby Smart is calling for a competitive environment for G-Day, and his description of what will take place during the annual scrimmage should get UGA fans excited. I’ll share audio from Smart on that subject and on why Smart wants the game to look “as real as possible.”

10-minute mark: I’ll update the latest news on a few injured UGA players — including Mark Webb, Terry Godwin, D’Andre Swift, Jarvis Wilson and Ameer Speed. I’ll also discuss the other UGA athletic events taking place this weekend as a part of the Kroger Click List Checklist.

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

  • Reaction to the video showing 5-star linebacker Owen Pappoe seemingly covered head-to-toe in UGA apparel ahead of his commitment announcement on May 1
  • An evaluation of UGA’s recruitment of defensive tackles
  • The latest on 4-star defensive end Antonio Alfano
  • Whether UGA trails Alabama for 4-star offensive lineman Amari Kight
  • An update on the G-Day visitors list

35-minute mark: I take a look at the other SEC spring games this weekend, including Alabama, Tennessee, LSU and Mississippi State.

40-minute mark: I’ll share more audio from Smart that seems to indicate UGA’s taking a different approach to its spring game than Florida, whose spring game was described as a “circus” by some critics.

End of show: I update the Gator Hater Countdown and preview where DawgNation will be Saturday for G-Day.

For the Thursday (April 19) show, click here.

For the video version of the Friday show, click here.

For older episodes of DawgNation Daily, click here.