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UGA coach Kirby Smart is working to prepare the Bulldogs for Florida and the tough stretch of games that follow.

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart’s bye week focus extends beyond Florida

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. 1,058 (Oct. 24, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about what UGA coach Kirby Smart said about how the Bulldogs are using the bye week ahead of the showdown next Saturday with Florida.

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart’s bye week focus extends beyond Florida

Beginning of the show: Georgia coach Kirby Smart is focused on improving his team ahead of next Saturday’s matchup with Florida, but that doesn’t mean UGA’s sole focus is the Gators. I’ll explain why on today’s show, as well as discuss the future of “The World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party” in Jacksonville.

10-minute mark: I discuss 5-star tight end Arik Gilbert’s commitment to LSU.

15-minute mark: SEC Network analyst Chris Doering joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • A preview of UGA-Florida
  • Thoughts on the Bulldogs offense
  • Predictions on how the race for the SEC championship might play out
  • And reaction to SEC commissioner Greg Sankey’s response to criticism of the league’s officials

30-minute mark: I discuss other SEC headlines including more on Sankey and officiating, Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt’s reaction to fan criticism of quarterback Jarrett Guarantano and Alabama coach Nick Saban firing back at a reporter’s question about playing a backup quarterback Saturday vs. Arkansas.

35-minute mark: I discuss the injury status of a few key UGA players — including cornerback Tyson Campbell.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.