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Former UGA running back Elijah Holyfield is working during training camp to earn a spot on the Carolina Panthers roster.

Georgia football podcast: Former UGA RB using ‘chip’ on shoulder to impress new NFL team

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. 997 (July 31, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about former UGA running back Elijah Holyfield’s efforts to make the Carolina Panthers.

Georgia football podcast: Former UGA RB using ‘chip’ on shoulder to impress new NFL team

Beginning of the show: Former Georgia running back Elijah Holyfield has found an NFL home with the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent. I’ll share audio on today’s show of Holyfield describing the efforts he’s going to to make the roster, and I’ll explain why the determination he’s showing can also serve as an example for the current crop of UGA players.

10-minute mark: I discuss DawgNation recruiting insider Jeff Sentell’s recent article on 4-star linebacker Noah Sewell.

15-minute mark: DawgNation’s Mike Griffith joins the show to preview the start of UGA practices. Some of the topics covered include…

  • The new-look Bulldogs wide receivers
  • The backup quarterback situation
  • UGA’s needed improvement in the front seven
  • And more

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including criticism of Florida coach Dan Mullen from former Ohio State assistant (and fellow Urban Meyer protege) Zach Smith. I also address the potential dilemma facing Auburn coach Gus Malzahn regarding his closely-watched quarterback competition.

35-minute mark: Former UGA great Scott Woerner joins the show to reminisce about his time with the Bulldogs and to preview his appearance Thursday night as part of DawgNation Days of Summer at Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.