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Alabama coach Nick Saban announced Wednesday he'd tested positive for Covid-19.

DawgNation Happy Hour: UGA fans debate how Nick Saban’s coronavirus news impacts Saturday showdown

Brandon Adams

Georgia Football fans can settle in each week for DawgNation Happy Hour — a weekly broadcast poured by Classic City Lager dedicated to having fun and previewing the Bulldogs’ upcoming opponent and discussing all the latest UGA football news. Join host Brandon Adams and former UGA All-American — and DawgNation analyst — Jon Stinchcomb each Thursday at 4:00 pm on the DawgNation video channels — including Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. This weeks edition of the DawgNation Happy Hour focuses on how Alabama coach Nick Saban’s coronavirus news impacts UGA’s anticipated showdown with the Crimson Tide Saturday.

DawgNation Happy Hour: UGA fans debate how Nick Saban’s coronavirus news impacts Saturday showdown

Georgia will play in one of the season’s most anticipated games Saturday when the Bulldogs travel to Tuscaloosa to take on Alabama.

The mood around the game abruptly changed Wednesday night when it was announced that Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban had tested positive for the coronavirus. Since that news broke, UGA fans have been discussing what Saban’s likely absence could mean for the Bulldogs including…

  • Whether UGA coach Kirby Smart will get credit for beating his old boss, Saban
  • How much Saban’s absence hurts the Crimson Tide
  • And what Saban’s role will be away from his customary position on the sideline

All of those topics are addressed on the latest edition of the DawgNation Happy Hour with former UGA All-American Jon Stinchcomb (video linked above).

Also check out some of the latest news related to Saban and the coronavirus below:

Alabama released a statement Thurday afternoon stating that Saban is “doing fine.”

Some fans have attempted to put a humorous spin on Saban’s absence.

Others took a look back to the last game the Crimson Tide played without him.

A veteran Alabama reporter also speculated on the possibility Saban could still coach Saturday.

Stay close to DawgNation for all the news related to Saturday’s game, including the DawgNation Happy Hour, linked above.

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