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UGA moved up in the AP Poll this week, and now trails only Alabama.

Georgia football podcast: UGA attempting to keep pace with national elite

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. 783 (Sept. 17, 2018) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about Georgia’s win vs. Middle Tennessee State.

Georgia football podcast: UGA attempting to keep pace with national elite

Beginning of the show: Georgia coasted to another easy victory Saturday and moved up to No. 2 in the AP Poll. However, other top national teams — including Alabama and Ohio State — posted impressive performances as well. I’ll talk on today’s show about how UGA is positioned for the College Football Playoff race after three weeks.

10-minute mark: I go Around the DawgHouse — presented by Pella Windows and Doors — and share audio from UGA coach Kirby Smart on some key issues from Saturday — including running back D’Andre Swift’s status and the scuffle involving outside linebackers D’Andre Walker and Brenton Cox.

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

  • The possible issue that kept Swift sidelined for most of Saturday
  • The possible emergence of running back Elijah Holyfield
  • Chip’s thoughts on the spat between Cox and Walker
  • An assessment of UGA’s offense
  • And a look at what the Bulldogs offensive line could look like if left tackle Andrew Thomas — who’s been dealing with an ankle injury — misses the Missouri game

30-minute mark: I discuss other SEC headlines including LSU’s win vs. Auburn, Alabama’s blowout vs. Ole Miss, Missouri’s close call against Purdue and a former Florida wide receiver’s pointed criticism of the Gators.

35-minute mark: I award UGA wide receiver and kick returner Mecole Hardman as the RS Andrews Cool Under Pressure performer of the week.

End of show: I update the Gator Hater Countdown.