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UGA is finding creative ways to use social media to communicate with recruits such as four-star pass rusher Dallas Turner.

Georgia football podcast: UGA turns up recruiting heat on 4-star pass rusher Dallas Turner

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. 1,200 (May 21, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about the aggressive social media campaign UGA is seemingly employing to earn attention from four-star pass rusher Dallas Turner.

Georgia football podcast: UGA turns up recruiting heat on four-star pass rusher Dallas Turner

Beginning of the show: Georgia can’t currently host recruiting visitors on campus. This doesn’t make the Bulldogs unique. No one is allowed to host visits due to an NCAA-sanctioned moratorium because of the coronavirus. However, that fact doesn’t make the ban any easier for UGA to tolerate as it attempts to put together another No. 1 class for the 2021 cycle.

Yet one thing the absence of visits has probably promoted with programs such as UGA is creativity in terms of how it reaches out to prospects. I’ll explain on today’s show why the recent social media campaign that current and former players as well as top recruits have organized around four-star pass rusher Dallas Turner is the latest example of the Bulldogs trying to make the best of a less-than-ideal situation.

10-minute mark: I discuss what a slimed-down Jamaree Salyer could mean for UGA’s offensive line.

15-minute mark: The Sporting News’ Bill Bender joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • New UGA quarterback Jamie Newman being ranked 10th in Sporting News’ list of top quarterbacks
  • A comparison between Newman and Florida’s Kyle Trask
  • And a preview of what could await UGA in its game vs. Alabama on Sept. 19

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including a reported coronavirus outbreak at a construction site at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Alabama.

35-minute mark: I discuss UGA basketball’s recent grad transfer addition.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.

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