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5-star CB Kelee Ringo is one of a growing number of elite recruits leaving their home states for college.

Georgia football podcast: An important trend to know as UGA pursues more 5-star recruits

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. 1,135 (Feb. 19, 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about Georgia’s game with Clemson to open the 2021 season.

Georgia football podcast: An important trend to know as UGA pursues more five-star recruits

Beginning of the show: Five-star recruits are choosing to leave their home states for college at a rapidly increasing rate according to 247Sports’ Bud Elliott. I’ll talk about how that trend could impact Georgia’s 2021 class on today’s show, and explain how UGA coach Kirby Smart’s aggressive approach to recruiting has possibly helped create that trend.

10-minute mark: I’ll share audio of ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper discussing former UGA quarterback Jake Fromm’s early draft projections.

15-minute mark: Mr College Football Tony Barnhart joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • A look at the importance of UGA’s 2021 season-opening game vs. Clemson
  • How the Bulldogs quarterback situation with transfer Jamie Newman compares to other SEC teams who are also breaking in new signal callers
  • And an evaluation of Smart as he prepares for his fifth season with the Bulldogs

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including the latest on five-star running back Zach Evans, Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian emerging as a candidate to become Colorado head coach and a position switch for South Carolina’s Dakereon Joyner.

35-minute mark: I discuss UGA’s basketball win vs. Auburn — including coach Tom Crean’s praise for Bulldogs fans and Anthony Edwards’ defense.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.

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