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UGA kicker Rodrigo Blankenship surprisingly missed out on being named as a Lou Groza Award finalist.

Georgia football podcast: Rodrigo Blankenship has classy response to award snub

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. 828 (Nov. 20, 2018) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about UGA kicker Rodrigo Blankenship’s response to being snubbed as a Groza Award finalist.

Georgia football podcast: Rodrigo Blankenship has classy response to award snub

Beginning of the show: UGA kicker Rodrigo Blankenship was passed over as a finalist for the Lou Groza Award — which honors the nation’s top kicker. Blankenship was gracious about the snub, despite the fact that his omission is difficult to understand. I’ll talk more on today’s show about why Blankenship will have chance to prove his value vs. Alabama in the SEC Championship Game.

10-minute mark: I’ll address the issue involving Georgia Tech wide receiver Brad Stewart — who recently said he was looking forward to ripping up UGA’s hedges once again.

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

  • An update on 4-star running back Noah Cain’s expected UGA official visit Saturday
  • Thoughts on an impressive performance from UGA freshman running back James Cook
  • Reaction to 4-star linebacker Trezmen Marshall’s visit to Tennessee
  • And announcements from former UGA commits, 4-star cornerback Jalen Perry and 4-star linebacker J.D. Bertrand about their new college homes

35-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including former Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant’s expected visit to Auburn, a preview of rivalry weekend around the conference and some thoughts on the release of the latest College Football Playoff top 25 — which comes out Tuesday night.

40-minute mark: I share audio from UGA coach Kirby Smart previewing Saturday’s game against Georgia Tech.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.

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