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Georgia coach Kirby Smart's team in 2019 will be led almost solely by his own recruits for the first time.

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart still has challenge to overcome at UGA

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. 891 (Feb. 27, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about why Georgia coach Kirby Smart will be facing a unique challenge in his fourth season at UGA.

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart still has challenge to overcome at UGA

Beginning of the show: Georgia’s key leaders the last two seasons were mostly players who came to UGA because of former Bulldogs coach Mark Richt. As UGA heads toward the 2019 season, there are only a few players left on the roster with ties to Richt. I’ll explain on today’s show why that presents a challenge for UGA coach Kirby Smart — who’ll see his team’s nucleus made up solely of his own recruits for the first time this season.

10-minute mark: I’ll discuss what UGA wide receiver Tyler Simmons and quarterback Jake Fromm recently had to say about the potential for a new-look UGA offense led by new offensive coordinator James Coley this seaon.

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

  • Good news for UGA involving defensive tackle Jordan Davis
  • The differences beween Coley’s UGA offense and the one led the last three seasons by former coordinator, Jim Chaney
  • And new leaders who could emerge for UGA

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including possible video of the culprits of the alleged break-in at LSU, Alabama’s decision to schedule a non-conference home-and-home series with West Virginia, Georgia Tech scheduling a series of games at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and a UGA recruiting target turning heads at a recent event.

35-minute mark: I’ll discuss a new t-shirt I’ll be giving away over the next couple weeks, and discuss a recent photo shared by new defensive coordinator Dan Lanning.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.