Final: Georgia 33, Alabama 18

Georgia is the national champion.

That’s 41 years of misery laid to rest.

Do we need to say anything more?

Georgia overcame a controversial call with two touchdown drives and a pick-six to win going away. It defeated its nemesis Alabama with 20 fourth-quarter points.

Let the celebration begin.

The drought is over: Georgia is national champion again

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011022 Indianapolis: Georgia head coach Kirby Smart celebrates winning the College Football Playoff Championship game against Alabama getting a hoist from outside linebacker Bolan Smith on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Indianapolis. “Curtis Compton / Curtis.Compton@ajc.com”`

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011022 Indianapolis: Georgia head coach Kirby Smart celebrates winning the College Football Playoff Championship game against Alabama getting a hoist from outside linebacker Bolan Smith on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Indianapolis.  “Curtis Compton / Curtis.Compton@ajc.com”`

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011022 Indianapolis: Georgia head coach Kirby Smart celebrates winning the College Football Playoff Championship game against Alabama getting a hoist from outside linebacker Bolan Smith on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Indianapolis. “Curtis Compton / Curtis.Compton@ajc.com”`

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