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Defensive end prospect Brenton Cox is committed to Ohio State ― for now.

Georgia football podcast: Priority UGA recruit Brenton Cox gets attention from Nick Saban

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 return the Bulldogs to the top of the SEC. On episode No. 592 (Dec. 5, 2017) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about 5-star defensive end Brenton Cox being pursued by Alabama coach Nick Saban.

Georgia football podcast: Priority UGA recruit Brenton Cox gets attention from Nick Saban

Beginning of the show: Amid Georgia’s preparation for the Rose Bowl, it still has recruiting to think about, and the race toward the start of the Dec. 20-22 early signing period has started. One of UGA’s top targets, defensive end Brenton Cox ― a 5-star prospect, according to the 247Sports composite, currently committed to Ohio State― visited Alabama last weekend and reportedly got some significant one-on-one attention from coach Nick Saban. What does that mean for UGA’s chances? I’ll discuss on the show Tuesday.

10-minute mark: I discuss ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit’s compliment to UGA fans, and rumors connecting UGA defensive coordinator Mel Tucker to the Tennessee coaching job.

15-minute mark: DawgNation recruiting insider Jeff Sentell joins the show. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Cox’s visit to Alabama
  • Recruits’ reaction to UGA’s SEC championship
  • The latest on 5-star offensive lineman Jamaree Salyer
  • Jeff’s reaction to the Tucker rumors
  • UGA’s chances with 4-star defensive back Divaad Wilson
  • Whether the Tennessee coaching search will impact 5-star offensive lineman Cade Mays’ recruitiment
  • Tennessee’s opportunity to pull 4-star athlete Alontae Taylor from either UGA or Lousville
  • The latest on 4-star safety Trey Dean
  • And UGA’s chances with 4-star defensive tackle Robert Cooper

30-minute mark: I discuss other SEC headlines, including a description of the turmoil at Tennessee, a message from 4-star quarterback Emory Jones

35-minute mark: I discuss potential legal trouble for Oklahoma’s leading rusher, Rodney Anderson.

End of show: I update the Gator Hater Countdown.

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