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Georgia wins championship by beating Alabama

Georgia’s Adonai Mitchel catches a touchdown pass over Alabama’s Khyree Jackson during the second half of the College Football Playoff championship football game Monday in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Confetti rained down on Georgia. The Bulldogs fans chanted “Kir-by, Kir-by!”

Four decades of pent-up emotion were unleashed Monday night as the Bulldogs snapped a frustrating national championship drought by vanquishing their nemesis.

Stetson Bennett delivered the biggest throws of his storybook career and Georgia’s defense sealed the sweetest victory in program history, beating Alabama 33-18 in the College Football Playoff for its first title in 41 years.


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