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Former UGA coach Mark Richt left the football program after the 2015 season, but his impact is still felt.

Georgia football podcast: A reason UGA fans should still be grateful for Mark Richt

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 cast of DawgNation experts as they break down the latest Georgia football recruiting news and discuss UGA coach Kirby Smart’s quest to keep the Bulldogs on top of the SEC. On episode No. 674 (March 30, 2018) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about former Georgia coach Mark Richt.

Georgia football podcast: A reason UGA fans should still be grateful for Mark Richt

Beginning of the show: Georgia fans probably owe a debt of gratitude to former coach Mark Richt for the fact UGA seemingly avoided a negative scenario that a lot of other SEC programs apparently have been forced to face. I’ll explain more about this topic on the show.

10-minute mark: I update the Kroger Click List Checklist and take a look at a couple of big series taking place for the UGA baseball and softball teams over the weekend. I also share some audio from the NFL Network from former UGA running back Sony Michel, who gave some of the credit for his success to his former teammate, Nick Chubb.

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

  • The work 5-star defensive end — and UGA commit — Nolan Smith is putting in preparing for the start of his college career
  • UGA’s chances of flipping 4-star wide receiver George Pickens from Auburn
  • What UGA coach Kirby Smart saw from 3-star safety Kyle Hamilton that made him want to quickly offer him
  • Whether it’s unrealistic to think UGA could be in the mix for 2020 quarterback Max Johnson
  • And 5-star linebacker Nakobe Dean’s recently released top-15 list

35-minute mark: I take a look at some other SEC headlines, including questions about who’s truly in control of the Auburn offense, a potential challenge for the Alabama offensive line, some praise for LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda, and a former UGA recruiting target about to make a position switch.

End of show: I mention some internet chatter about how Chubb compares to Michel as an NFL prospect, update the Gator Hater Countdown, and invite DawgNation Daily listeners and viewers to check out the DawgNation Daily Double — featuring bonus content about UGA athletics.

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