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Junior college defensive back DJ Daniel committed to South Carolina over UGA and Kentucky Thursday.

Georgia football podcast: UGA recruiting takes surprising twist

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. 763 (August 17, 2018) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about the latest UGA recruiting news — including 3-star defensive tackle Tymon Mitchell’s commitment and 4-star cornerback DJ Daniel’s surprising decision to pass on UGA’s offer.

Georgia football podcast: UGA recruiting takes surprising twist

Beginning of the show: Georgia fans went for a wild ride Thursday when the Bulldogs missed on one recruit and picked up another. I’ll talk on today’s show about what happened with junior college defensive back D.J. Daniel — who chose South Carolina over UGA, and the commitment the Bulldogs got from 3-star defensive tackle Tymon Mitchell.

11-minute mark: I preview the upcoming scrimmage for UGA Saturday and discuss the latest Kroger Click List Checklist.

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

  • Behind-the-scenes information regarding Daniel’s announcement Thursday
  • An Explanation of how UGA will use Mitchell
  • An update on freshman tight end Luke Ford’s reported motorcycle accident
  • A look at the reported player walkout at Grayson High School
  • And a preview of the DawgNation Season Kickoff Thursday at the new Kroger location in Cumming

35-minute mark: I address former UGA offensive lineman’s Isaiah Wynn’s ankle injury, and take a look at other SEC headlines — including the possibility UGA could schedule a series with Clemson, Auburn’s recently-announced non-conference match-ups with Baylor and UCLA, and Auburn getting a commitment from a 3-star defensive lineman from Lawrenceville, Ga.

40-minute mark: I speak to DawgNation’s Chip Towers about Zamir White.

End of show: I update the Gator Hater Countdown and share my own thoughts on Ford’s wreck.