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Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart might have something to prove vs. Gus Malzahn

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. 1,073 (Nov. 14, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about how Georgia coach Kirby Smart matches wits with Auburn’s Gus Malzahn.

Georgia football podcast: Kirby Smart might have something to prove vs. Gus Malzahn

Beginning of the show: Georgia coach Kirby Smart is respected as a top defensive mind, but he hasn’t always gotten the better of his head-to-head matchups with Auburn’s Gus Malzahn. I’ll discuss on today’s show why the backstory between Smart and Malzahn is another compelling plot line in UGA’s game with Auburn.

10-minute mark: I discuss the latest on 4-star tight end Theo Johnson.

15-minute mark: Mr. College Football Tony Barnhart joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • The rich history of UGA’s rivalry with Auburn
  • A look at how tough a matchup Auburn is for the Bulldogs
  • What to make of the College Football Playoff selection committee ranking UGA fourth Tuesday night
  • Whether UGA can win a national championship as a defensive-led team

25-minute mark: I discuss wide receiver Lawrence Cager’s status for Saturday.

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including Auburn reportedly installing new LED lights at season’s end, South Carolina coach Will Muschamp’s comparison between UGA and Alabama and former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoop’s comments about possibly returning to college coaching.

35-minute mark: I share Smart’s response to a question about UGA offensive line coach Sam Pittman possibly being a candidate to become Arkansas head coach, and I preview the weekend’s top games.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.