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Former UGA running back D'Andre Swift retold the story of how he ended up at UGA recently.

Georgia football podcast: D’Andre Swift shares inspiring story about choosing UGA

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. 1,164 (March 31, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about former UGA running back D’Andre Swift’s story about why he left his hometown of Philadelphia to come to UGA.

Georgia football podcast: D’Andre Swift shares inspiring story about choosing UGA

Beginning of the show: Former Georgia running back D’Andre Swift shared the challenges of growing up in a tough environment in his hometown of Philadelphia in a recent video for the trading card company, Panini. Swift said he was motivated by his hardscrabble background to come to UGA and forge a path toward the NFL in order to create a better life for himself and the people from back home that he loves. I’ll share audio of Swift’s comments on today’s show and discuss why Swift will be remembered as a special former Bulldog.

10-minute mark: I share audio of UGA defensive coordinator Dan Lanning seemingly making the most of the coronavirus shutdown with his family.

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

  • What’s next for UGA with running backs in the 2021 class after five-star running back Treveyon Henderson’s commitment to Ohio State
  • A look at what makes UGA defensive line commit Jonathan Jefferson an intriguing prospect
  • An update on five-star cornerback Tony Grimes
  • A deep dive into what 2021 offensive lineman Dylan Fairchild’s UGA offer demonstrates about new offensive line coach Matt Luke’s philosophy
  • And the latest on 2021 defensive end Elijah Jeudy

35-minute mark: I discuss why UGA’s upcoming road game at Alabama represents a stiff challenge for the Bulldogs.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.

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