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UGA linebacker Nolan Smith is a possible candidate for a major breakout season.

Georgia football podcast: 5 players who must step up for UGA to win national championship

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. 1,144 (March 3, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about the five players who must step up for UGA to win the national championship.

Georgia football podcast: 5 players who must step up for UGA to win the national championship

Beginning of the show: Georgia’s national championship hopes likely rest on the chances that a few of the Bulldogs top players take another step with their development. I’ll discuss who those players are on today’s show and the likelihood they’ll breakout this season.

10-minute mark: I specifically highlight UGA linebacker Nolan Smith as a key to the Bulldogs’ success.

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

  • Why the change to the way G-Day is televised could end up being a good thing for UGA fans
  • What Florida needs to compete with UGA in the SEC East
  • The chances UGA beats Alabama twice in 2020
  • And Connor takes a stab at the BA Q&A

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including a funny story about LSU coach Ed Orgeron, a hot take from Paul Finebaum regarding Alabama defensive coordinator Pete Golding and a recap of key storylines from the start of South Carolina’s spring practice.

35-minute mark: I discuss the video produced by UGA welcoming Scott Cochran as UGA special teams coordinator, and read a few comments from the DawgNation forum.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.