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UGA safety Lewis Cine recently shared thoughts about the coronavirus and the upcoming season in a YouTube video.

Georgia football podcast: UGA’s Lewis Cine discusses challenges of college football amid the pandemic

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. 1,250 (Aug., 3 2020) of the podcast, Georgia fans can hear a discussion about what UGA safety Lewis Cine recently said about why he’s choosing to play this season amid the coronavirus pandemic and what he’s doing to stay healthy.

Georgia football podcast: UGA’s Lewis Cine discusses challenges of college football amid the pandemic

Beginning of the show: Georgia safety Lewis Cine could be in line for a breakout season, and that fact as motivated him to play this season despite concerns about the coronavirus according to some comments from Cine from a recent YouTube video.

“This season is very important to me because it’s my sophomore year of college,” Cine said. “I’m the featured safety. I’m the main starter this year, so it’s going to be very important for me to play.”

I’ll explain on today’s show why Cine’s words are an interesting window into the possible thought process of UGA players who almost certainly have unanswered questions about how the season will go in the wake of the virus, but still have a desire to compete.

10-minute mark: I discuss the latest recruiting news regarding four-star defensive backs Nyland Green and “Nugget” Warren as well as four-star tight end Brock Bowers.

15-minute mark: Former UGA All-American — and DawgNation analyst — Jon Stinchcomb joins the show. Some of the topics covered include…

  • Whether Jon would feel comfortable playing this season
  • The SEC’s decision to a adopt a 10-game conference-only schedule
  • And the decision to cancel this year’s meeting with Georgia Tech

35-minute mark: I discuss how recent demands from some Pac-12 players possibly impacts the SEC.

40-minute mark: I share audio of UGA athletic director Greg McGarity discussing how the environment in Sanford Stadium this fall will be different for fans lucky enough to be able to attend.

End of show: I share the Gator Hater Updater.

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