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Georgia Snaps 41-Year Title Drought with 33-18 Win over Bama - Erie News Now

Georgia Snaps 41-Year Title Drought with 33-18 Win over Bama - Erie News Now
The Bulldogs won their first national title in 41 years.

Sport Georgia Snaps 41-Year Title Drought with 33-18 Win over Bama Tuesday, January 11th 2022, 12:08 AM EST By RALPH D.RUSSO AP College Football Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Stetson Bennett delivered the biggest throws of his storybook career and Georgia's defense sealed the sweetest victory in program history, vanquishing rival Alabama 33-18 to win the College Football Playoff title game.Bennett connected with Adonai Mitchell on a 40-yard touchdown to give Georgia (14-1) a 19-18 lead with 8:09 left.Kelee Ringo intercepted an underthrown deep ball down the sideline by Heisman Trophy winner Bryce Young and returned 79 yards for a touchdown.

The final blow came from the defense.He then hooked up with Brock Bowers for a 15-yard TD on a screen to put the Bulldogs up with with 3:33 left.

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