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Georgia football podcast: ESPN personality provides some much-need optimism about upcoming season

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. 1,229 (July 2, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about what ESPN’s Rece Davis said about his optimism that college football will be played this fall.

Georgia football podcast: ESPN personality provides some much-needed optimism about upcoming season

Beginning of the show: Questions persist about what college football will look like this fall — including whether or not the games will take place — as the country contends with the coronavirus. There’s been no shortage of dire projections from many national media members in recent days in the wake of some positive tests that have emerged from teams participating in voluntary workouts. With all that in mind, I’ll share a message on today’s show from ESPN’s Rece Davis in which Davis shares optimism about the upcoming season.

Five-minute mark: I discuss five-star quarterback — and Georgia commit — Brock Vandagriff’s performance at the Elite 11 camp.

10-minute mark: I discuss an ESPN writer’s take that Florida is UGA’s most important game for the upcoming season.

15-minute mark: CBS Sports’ Barrett Sallee joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • The comparison between UGA and Florida in the race to win the SEC East
  • The Bulldogs’ potential quarterback competition between Jamie Newman and JT Daniels
  • The outlook for Alabama
  • And thoughts on how the coronavirus could impact the upcoming season

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including the commonly misunderstood story of Mississippi State cancelling its alumni tailgate.

35-minute mark: I discuss some UGA recruiting storylines including four-star linebacker Dallas Turner’s decision to choose the Crimson Tide over the Bulldogs and a message from five-star linebacker Smael Mondon teasing a possible announcement coming soon.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.

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