Parade to celebrate Georgia’s national champions planned for Saturday

Credit: Curtis Compton /

Credit: Curtis Compton /

Everyone loves a parade.

There will be one in Athens to celebrate Georgia’s College Football Playoff national championship.

There are preliminary plans for a grand celebration to be held on Saturday. The plan is for a noon start with a trip down Lumpkin Street. The parade will end at Sanford Stadium for a celebration beginning at 2 p.m. Exact details will be announced later.

Georgia defeated Alabama, 33-18, for its first national championship since 1980 with the win on Monday in Indianapolis.

Georgia is schedule to return from Indianapolis on Tuesday.