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Former USC transfer JT Daniels is one of the quarterbacks competing to be the Bulldogs' starter.

Georgia football podcast: ESPN might be slow in catching on to UGA QB drama

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. 1,280 (Sept. 15, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about why ESPN might not yet be aware that UGA quarterback D’Wan Mathis is seemingly a legitimate candidate to win the starting job.

Georgia football podcast: ESPN might be slow in catching on to UGA QB drama

Beginning of the show: It’s a basic fact that fans of a team, and those that cover a team closely, typically have a different perspective than the national media on that given team. Case in point, Georgia fans have been talking a lot lately about the possibility that UGA quarterback D’Wan Mathis could possibly win the Bulldogs’ starting job, but a recent story from ESPN seems to think former USC transfer JT Daniels will be the unquestioned starter. I’ll explain on today’s show why the competition between Daniels and Mathis appears to be far from settled and discuss the excitement the battle between the two signal signal callers is possibly providing the Bulldogs.

10-minute mark: I discuss the ways in which a more balanced approach for UGA on first down could make the eventual starting quarterback’s job easier.

15-minute mark: DawgNation’s Connor Riley joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • The latest on Daniels and Mathis
  • The condition of Daniels’ knee and the likelihood he’ll be cleared to play in the Bulldogs’ season opener at Arkansas
  • And thoughts on five-star UGA quarterback commit Brock Vandagriff

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including speculation about a so-called gentlemen’s agreement between Auburn and Kentucky regarding transfer quarterback Joey Gatewood.

40-minute mark: I share an interesting comment from five-star defensive tackle Maason Smith regarding his relationship with UGA’s coaches.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.

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