Make sure to come to DawgNation’s Season Kickoff event on Thursday night
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Make sure to come out to DawgNation’s season kickoff event
As the season inches closer, let’s not forget that Thursday you will have the chance to hang out with the DawgNation team and hear them discuss all things Georgia for the 2018 season.
Brandon Adams, Jeff Sentell, Chip Towers and Mike Griffith will all be at the Kroger on Bethelview Road in Cumming, Ga., tonight from 6-8 p.m. to preview the upcoming season. Come hang out and chat with the DawgNation experts, as they’ll also talk off air about everything Georgia Football.
Come out and have a drink at KroBar and talk Georgia football with the experts. We’ll have a 30 minute show live-streamed on Facebook, Youtube and Twitter. Then afterwards we’ll have a live Q&A with all of our experts to get all the ins and outs on Georgia football and recruiting for this upcoming season. We’ll also be giving out some DawgNation swag. If you consider yourself a Georgia fan, you’re going to want to be at this event.
The physical address for the Kroger is 2325 Bethelview Rd, Cumming, GA 30040. We hope to see you there in promises to be a great way to kickoff this Georgia football season.
Lee Corso picks the Bulldogs
On Wednesday, one member of the College GameDay crew made a pick for the SEC title game, when Kirk Herbstreit selected Alabama to beat Georgia in the SEC Championship game.
But another member of the GameDay crew made a pick in favor of the Bulldogs. And that would be Lee Corso.
“I think Alabama will probably play Georgia in the SEC title game and I kind of like leaning toward Georgia, and the reason is, last year they lost a heartbreaker to Alabama,” Corso told ESPN WRUF 98.1. “I think I give Georgia a slight advantage over them.”
Most national media experts so far have picked Alabama over Georgia, which isn’t a shock given Alabama’s history and track record. But Georgia has come as close as anyone to toppling the Crimson Tide and Georgia has already knocked Alabama off its recruiting perch. The 2018 recruiting cycle was the first time since 2010 that Alabama did not have the No. 1 signing class. And the 2019 class has gotten off to a similar start, as Georgia sits at No. 1 in the 247Sports composite rankings.
Georgia and Alabama were both picked to win their divisions. Georgia was voted No. 3 in the AP Poll, while Alabama came in at No. 1
Great news for Mike Bobo
After he checked into the hospital last week, former Georgia quarterback and offensive coordinator Mike Bobo returned to the practice field on Wednesday. This is great news, especially given that Colorado State’s first game is on Saturday.
Our head coach is back. pic.twitter.com/jokiOkq59K
— Colorado State Football (@CSUFootball) August 22, 2018
Bobo got out of the hospital on Tuesday night, after first being checked in on Aug. 11. The Colorado State coach met with reporters after the practice and said that he intends to coach against Hawaii this weekend.
“I really can’t put in words how excited I am to be back,” he told reporters.
Bobo and the Rams kickoff against Hawaii at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Joel Klatt raves about SEC quarterbacks
Safe to say that when you’re ranking Jake Fromm as the fifth best quarterback in the conference, said conference is pretty loaded. And according to FOX Sports’ Joel Klatt, the SEC happens to be the best quarterback conference in the country.
Nick Fitzgerald was the hardest omission…The next 4-5 would all be from the SEC…Good year for them at QB…Best QB conference in America this season.
SEC QB Rankings (All top 10-12 QBs in CFB)
1- Nick Fitzgerald
2- Drew Lock
3- Jarrett Stidham
4- Tua Tagovailoa
5- Jake Fromm https://t.co/CsbjQuyWhQ
— Joel Klatt (@joelklatt) August 22, 2018
As for having Fromm at No. 5, there’s a case that you could put any of those quarterbacks in any order. While Fromm may not have the statistical profile that Lock or Fitzgerald have, he did quarterback Georgia to an SEC Championship and a spot in the College Football Playoff.
On Wednesday, while Georgia coach didn’t exactly say Fromm would be the starter, he made it very clear that Fromm is going to be the guy when Georgia takes the field on Sept. 1 when the Bulldogs take on Austin Peay.
“I really haven’t even thought about it, to be honest with you,” Smart said. “We let those two guys compete out. Jake’s going with the ones almost the whole time. So we’ll handle it as it goes.
“It’s not like it’s a predetermined announcement on this date. It’s not really in the plans, we don’t look at it that way. We look at it at as those two guys are competing and they’ll continue to compete.”
If Fromm continues to play well, and leads Georgia to similar heights like he did last season, Fromm will be much higher on the list.
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Dawgs on Twitter
Good morning from me an my Dawg… pic.twitter.com/3QnetQmhaH
— John Emery (@JohnEmerySr2) August 22, 2018
— 🆃🅾🅼 🅲🆁🅴🅰🅽 (@TomCrean) August 22, 2018
— Georgia Football (@FootballUGA) August 22, 2018
With only 10 days until kickoff, we challenge you to show us your Bulldog spirit! Join @KirbySmartUGA and share a video of yourself Calling the Dawgs and tag us! #CalltheDawgs🐾 pic.twitter.com/jnl64zMNRw
— UGA Alumni (@ugaalumniassoc) August 22, 2018
— Georgia Football (@FootballUGA) August 22, 2018
Good Dog of the Day
Every superhero needs a partner in crime.
This is Tom. He’s pawditioning for the role of Captain America’s pup sidekick. Only superpower so far is swift tongue ejection. Will also retrieve his shield if you throw it. 14/10 h*ckin hired pic.twitter.com/ezM4iaRgFr
— WeRateDogs™ (@dog_rates) August 21, 2018
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