INGLEWOOD, Calif. ( Associated Press) – Stetson Bennett threw two touchdown passes and ran for two touchdowns in the first half. Georgia (1st) routed TCU (3rd) 65-7 on Monday, becoming the first team to win back-to-back college titles. Football championship title in playoff era.
The Bulldogs (15-0) became the first team to repeat the championship since Alabama won back-to-back titles a decade ago and there was no doubt that they have replaced the Crimson Tide as the new bullies on the block.
Georgia coach Kirby Smart said, “We wanted the players to play without fear.” “All year long I told them, ‘You’re not going to hunt us, we’re going to hunt, and hunting season is almost over. We only have one chance to hunt,’ and tonight we’re going to hunt.” will do.”
TCU (13-2), the first “Cinderella” of the post-season era, never had a chance against the demonic Georgia. Unlike the semi-final against Michigan in the Fiesta Bowl, the Bulldogs did not succumb to the hype’s spell.
Georgia delivered a historic national title-deciding game reminiscent of Nebraska crushing Florida 38 in the 1996 Fiesta Bowl, USC defeating Oklahoma 36 in the 2005 Orange Bowl, and Alabama taking on Notre Dame in the Bowl Championship Series. It was a 28-point victory for the championship. 2013.
But this one was worse.
very talented. very well trained. Two consecutive titles for the Kirby Smart Bulldogs.
No team had ever scored that many points in a national championship game since the BCS’s inception in 1998.
With 13:25 remaining, Smart called a timeout in the middle of an offensive play so Bennett could walk off to a hero’s ovation in his last college game.
“It was special,” admitted Bennett, who completed 18 of 24 passes for 304 yards and four touchdown passes. “I’ll remember it for the rest of my life.”