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UGA cornerback Deandre Baker is part of a recent trend of top NFL draft prospects who've chosen not to play in bowl games.

Georgia football podcast: UGA can’t escape college football’s changing landscape

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 episodes No. 854 (Dec. 28, 2018) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about UGA cornerback Deandre Baker’s decision to skip the Sugar Bowl.

Georgia football podcast: UGA can’t escape college football’s changing landscape

Beginning of the show: Georgia cornerback Deandre Baker won’t play in the Sugar Bowl. On today’s show I’ll explain why Baker’s choice is completely understandable and yet still a bit disturbing for college football traditionalists.

10-minute mark: I’ll share audio from UGA coach Kirby Smart regarding his team’s excitement about being in New Orleans to take on Texas.

15-minute mark: DawgNation’s Mike Griffith makes a special appearance in place of Jeff Sentell. Some of the topics covered include…

  • Baker’s choice not to play in the Sugar Bowl
  • The latest on freshman quarterback Justin Fields’ status after submitting his name into the transfer portal
  • And a discussion about the challenge posed by the Longhorns

30-minute mark: I take a look at other headlines including how Miami’s bowl debacle vs. Wisconsin impacts Hurricanes coach Mark Richt, key suspensions for both Clemson and Alabama in the College Football Playoff and Vanderbilt’s loss to Baylor.

35-minute mark: I preview DawgNation’s upcoming Sugar Bowl coverage.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.