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Silver lining: Young, Alabama should contend again in 2022

Jan. 11, 2022 14:54 PM EST

It never seems hard for Alabama to find a silver lining amid a late-night gloom and doom of a season-ending defeat. The Crimson Tide (13-2) fell short of a repeat national championship with a 33-18 loss to Georgia in Monday night’s College Football Playoff championship game. ...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Final rankings and future prospects

Jan. 11, 2022 12:13 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A season notable for upsets and highly ranked teams losing ended with a No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 that was not particularly surprising. Georgia finished No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank after starting the season at...

Georgia snaps 41-year title drought with 33-18 win over Bama

Jan. 11, 2022 10:49 AM EST

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...

Column: Georgia wipes away 41 years of frustration

Jan. 11, 2022 10:35 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — After 41 agonizing years, the Georgia Bulldogs were not about to let another championship slip through their fingers. Not even after a bizarre fumble and recovery handed Alabama a go-ahead touchdown with just over 10 minutes to go in the national title game...

Notebook: Alabama struggled to turn red zone trips into TDs

Jan. 11, 2022 01:37 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alabama had plenty of chances Monday — but rarely turned those opportunities into touchdowns. The Crimson Tide settled for field goals on three of four red-zone trips and scored its only touchdown on a 16-yard drive after a Georgia fumble. A blocked field goal...

Defense earns redemption as Georgia ends long title drought

Jan. 11, 2022 01:27 AM EST

Georgia won its long-awaited national championship the way it dominated during an undefeated regular season — by relying on its defense. The Bulldogs allowed only 30 yards rushing in beating Alabama 33-18 on Monday night in Indianapolis. Georgia (14-1) won its first national title...

Young, Alabama can't summon comeback minus 2 best receivers

Jan. 11, 2022 01:12 AM EST

Bryce Young couldn't deliver another dramatic drive with his two best wide receivers watching from the sideline. Not with the nation's best defense in the way. The Alabama sophomore had his Heisman Trophy-winning season effectively ended by a last-minute pick six in a...

The Latest: Georgia beats Alabama 33-18 for national title

Jan. 11, 2022 00:00 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff championship game (all times local): 11:57 p.m. Stetson Bennett threw two touchdown passes to lead Georgia to a 33-18 win over Alabama on Monday night for its first national championship in 41 years. ...

Coach Chameleon: Saban's greatness lies in his adaptability

Jan. 10, 2022 02:43 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Saban strolled off the plane in frigid Indianapolis with a look that got his players' attention. Somehow, the 70-year-old coach keeps finding ways to relate to guys young enough to be his grandchildren. This time, it was a leather bomber...

Dawg D seeks redemption vs Bama in national title game

Jan. 09, 2022 16:37 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Five weeks have passed, but it still seems a bit unreal. The Georgia Bulldogs straggling off the field in Atlanta, having been run into the ground by an Alabama offense that showed absolutely no respect for what was supposedly one of the greatest defenses in...