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Jake Fromm is UGA's presumed starter at quarterback, but freshman backup Justin Fields is also likely to play Saturday in the season opener vs. Austin Peay.

Georgia football podcast: UGA shouldn’t treat QBs differently from other positions

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. 770 (August 28, 2018) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about how UGA coach Kirby Smart should handle his quarterbacks.

Georgia football podcast: UGA shouldn’t treat QBs differently from other positions

Beginning of the show: ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit has some concerns about how Georgia coach Kirby Smart should handle his quarterbacks. I’ll explain on today’s show why Smart is correct to say that the signal caller is no different from any other position.

10-minute mark: I’ll share audio from one of those quarterbacks, incumbent starter Jake Fromm — who met with reporters Monday.

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

  • 4-star 2020 defensive lineman Jamil Burroughs’ recent commitment
  • The impact Burroughs could have on Auburn commit Andy Bokyin
  • Thoughts on 5-star wide receiver Jadon Haselwood could be reconsidering his UGA commitment
  • And an update on 5-star offensive lineman Clay Webb

30-minute mark: I take a look at SEC headlines including Florida naming Feleipe Franks as starting quarterback, Alabama coach Nick Saban’s decision not to name starting quarterback, reaction to Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald being suspended for his team’s first game, and a question about whether UGA fans will root for other SEC teams this weekend.

35-minute mark: I update the scenarios facing a few of UGA’s injured players — including wide receiver Terry Godwin.

End of show: I do the Gator Hater Countdown.

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