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There's been strong reaction to the news that UGA quarterback JT Daniels has been granted immediate eligibility from the NCAA.

Georgia football podcast: SEC analyst explains why JT Daniels news is ‘huge’ for 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. 1,236 (July 14, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about what SEC Network analyst Cole Cubelic said about UGA quarterback JT Daniels’ announcement from Monday that he’d been granted immediate eligibility from the NCAA.

Georgia football podcast: SEC analyst explains why JT Daniels news is “huge” for UGA

Beginning of the show: Georgia fans celebrated good news Monday when new Bulldogs quarterback JT Daniels announced he’d been granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA after transferring from USC earlier this offseason. I’ll explain on today’s show why many analysts — including the SEC Network’s Cole Cubelic — are hailing the move has huge news for UGA.

10-minute mark: I discuss 3-star wide receiver Adonai Mitchell’s decision to flip from Ole Miss and commit to UGA, and share some of what Mitchell said about why the Bulldogs were an attractive choice for him.

15-minute mark: Former UGA wide receiver Terrence Edwards joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • Thoughts on Mitchell
  • A preview of the quarterback competition between Daniels and UGA’s other recent transfer, Jamie Newman
  • And some thoughts on the Bulldogs wide receiver situation — including expectations for George Pickens and the receiver most likely to benefit from the attention Pickens will draw from opposing defenses

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including commissioner Greg Sankey’s comments after the league’s athletic directors met in person Monday to discuss options for the season in the wake of the coronavirus.

35-minute mark: I share a nice moment from UGA coach Kirby Smart’s appearance on the DawgNation video channels Monday night to honor his former coach at UGA, Ray Goff.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.

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