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UGA has agreed to change the date of its yearly rivalry game with Auburn.

Georgia football podcast: UGA needs to stop being the SEC’s teacher’s pet

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 episodes No. 887 (Feb. 21, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about UGA’s willingness to cooperate with the SEC and Auburn regarding a scheduling change.

Georgia football podcast: UGA needs to stop being the SEC’s teacher’s pet

Beginning of the show: Georgia has agreed to change the date of its rivalry game with Auburn starting in 2020. I’ll discuss on today’s show why UGA might be guilty of too much cooperation on this issue.

10-minute mark: I’ll discuss the way in which UGA’s new defensive coaching responsibilities have been rolled out.

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

  • Whether UGA coach Kirby Smart is likely to be happy with the change to the schedule with Auburn
  • What UGA gains — if anything — from the scheduling change
  • A possible perception problem for UGA athletic director Greg McGarity
  • Reaction to the way in which Dan Lanning was announced as defensive coordinator
  • And a discussion about the controversial technical foul given to UGA

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including former Ole Miss defensive coordinator Wesley McGriff finding a new coaching home at Auburn, some praise for Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt from ESPN’s Mel Kiper, Alabama reportedly hiring another former head coach as analyst and a fast start for LSU’s 2020 recruiting class.

35-minute mark: I’ll share some audio from Lanning prior to the Sugar Bowl discussing the possibility of becoming UGA defensive coordinator.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.