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Former UGA RB Sony Michel is the program's third-all-time leading rusher.

Georgia football podcast: Appreciating Sony Michel’s underrated UGA career

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. 1,167 (April 3, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about why Sony Michel’s UGA career might be underrated by some fans around the country.

Georgia football podcast: Appreciating Sony Michel’s underrated UGA career

Beginning of the show: Former Georgia running back Sony Michel was recently omitted from the list of the best players to ever wear the No. 1 by Fox Sports. I’ll discuss on today’s show why Michel is possibly underrated and why it’s important for UGA fans to take time to acknowledge his — and other former Bulldogs’ — contributions to the program.

10-minute mark: I discuss the ways in which UGA is handling the coronavirus shutdown according to some recent comments from UGA coach Kirby Smart.

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

  • Reaction to DawgNation’s Cover Four mock draft of UGA players
  • An examination of what will be required for the Bulldogs to emerge as the nation’s best defense
  • And a discussion about UGA skeptics ahead of the Bulldogs trip to Alabama in September

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including Mississippi State coach Mike Leach apologizing for a controversial tweet, MSU picking up a commitment from football and baseball recruit Salyer Robertson, Alabama coach Nick Saban confirming a linebacker’s suspension, LSU coach Ed Orgeron’s reported divorce and Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz’s thoughts on how quickly teams can prepare to start the season in the event the return to campus is delayed.

End of show: I discuss an ESPN analyst’s take on why he thinks former UGA quarterback Jake Fromm could eventually replace Drew Brees with the Saints and I share the Gator Hater Updater.

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