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Jim Chaney was announced this week as new offensive coordinator at Tennessee.

Georgia football podcast: UGA, Tennessee continue PR battle over Jim Chaney

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. 863 (Jan. 10, 2019) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about what ESPN said about former Georgia offensive coordinator Jim Chaney and quarterbacks coach James Coley.

Georgia football podcast: UGA, Tennessee continue PR battle over Jim Chaney

Beginning of the show: Tennessee has taken a couple jabs at Georgia recently after the Vols hired former UGA offensive coordinator Jim Chaney. I’ll discuss on today’s show why some of the social media behavior might’ve inadvertently revealed a potential problem for Tennessee.

10-minute mark: I’ll discuss Mike Griffith’s report at DawgNation regarding UGA’s interest in Derrick Ansley for its defensive coordinator position.

15-minute mark: WNML’s Jimmy Hyams joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • The differing accounts of why Chaney left UGA for Tennessee
  • Whether Chaney’s presence could complicate the relationship with Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt and Vols athletic director Phillip Fulmer.
  • Whether Chaney’s worth the huge salary he’s expected to be paid
  • Whether Tennessee also pursued UGA offensive line coach Sam Pittman
  • And the outlook for the Vols in 2019

30-minute mark: I take a look at other SEC headlines including Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts’ eventual transfer, Florida adding a transfer linebacker from Louisville, and a look at some way-too-early top 25s.

35-minute mark: I’ll react to recent statements from Thomas Mars, the attorney for former UGA quarterback Justin Fields.

End of show: I’ll share the Gator Hater Updater.