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Some experts have shared differing opinions about how UGA is likely to perform this season.

Georgia football podcast: ESPN experts, Las Vegas ‘wise guys’ apparently at odds over 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 episode No. 771 (August 30, 2018) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about why some ESPN experts seem to be in disagreement with Las Vegas wise guys about Georgia.

Georgia football podcast: ESPN experts, Las Vegas ‘wise guys’ apparently at odds over UGA

Beginning of the show: ESPN recently polled a number of its college football experts about their Playoff picks. 13 analysts said Georgia would make the Playoff, but only three had UGA as the SEC’s lone representative. In other words, a lot of folks around ESPN seemingly think the Bulldogs are still going to play “second fiddle” to Alabama in the SEC. That’s a different opinion than one Las Vegas insider — who recently suggested that some of the so-called “wise guys” in the betting community are high on UGA. I’ll talk more about that subject on today’s show.

10-minute mark: I discuss whether UGA will open up its offense vs. Austin Peay Saturday.

15-minute mark: Former Georgia quarterback David Greene joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • How David expects UGA to perform Saturday
  • Whether the UGA offense will showcase its playmakers vs. Austin Peay
  • David’s thoughts about whether UGA is able to look ahead to South Carolina during its practices this week
  • A discussion of how UGA quarterback Jake Fromm is likely to feel beginning his second season compared to the nerves of being a freshman last year
  • And a preview of former UGA great Sean Jones autograph signing at Tailgate Apparel this Saturday in Athens, Ga.

25-minute mark: I share some audio of UGA coach Kirby Smart discussing wide receiver Demetris Robertson — who’ll debut for the Bulldogs Saturday.

30-minute mark: I take a look at the My Bookie Best Bets featuring top games from around the SEC.

35-minute mark: I explain why graduate transfer defensive lineman Jay Hayes is a name for UGA fans to know this season.

End of show: I update the Gator Hater Countdown.