Georgia National Championship gear, where to get T-shirts, hats, sweatshirts
Where to buy Georgia Bulldogs national championship gear. (Fanatics)HATSGeorgia Bulldogs Nike College Football Playoff 2021 National Champions Locker Room Classic 99 Adjustable Hat - Black. $35Georgia Bulldogs Nike College Football Playoff 2021 National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt - Red. $24.99Georgia Bulldogs Nike College Football Playoff 2021 National Champions Celebration T-Shirt - Red. $29.99Alabama vs. Georgia Commemorative Coin (courtesy of Fanatics)HoodiesGeorgia Bulldogs Nike College Football Playoff 2021 National Champions Locker Room Pullover Hoodie - Black.mlive.com
Georgia’s game plan vs. Michigan: ‘I don’t think it was a magic potion’
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Georgia entered Friday’s Orange Bowl matchup against Michigan with a chip on its shoulder. Although the Bulldogs had been gouged by the Crimson Tide, head coach Kirby Smart said there was no need to drastically alter the team’s game plan, especially on defense. I don’t think it was a magic potion. “I think we just didn’t execute the way we were playing, not executing the way we had been all season,” Michigan senior center Andrew Vastardis said. When they don’t or they give up penetration, Stetson did a good job avoiding.”Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh credited the Bulldogs for executing their game plan.mlive.com
Angry Dawgs: No. 3 Georgia beats No. 2 Michigan 34-11 in CFP
Stetson Bennett threw three touchdown passes, Nakobe Dean led an angry Georgia defense and the third-ranked Bulldogs returned to their dominant ways, beating No. 2 Michigan 34-11 in the Orange Bowl to advance to the College Football Playoff championship.
Kirby Smart’s 9-year-old son is a big fan of Aidan Hutchinson
DANIA BEACH, Fla. — Before Kirby Smart could even get a grasp on game-planning for Michigan, his 9-year-old son filled him in on Aidan Hutchinson. “(Andrew) loves college football,” Smart said at the time. “I’m like, how does my 9-year-old son know about Aidan Hutchinson?”As Smart told it, “he knew everything about him” and started supplying dad with stats. “It’s crazy that the head coach’s son of the team you’re about to play is a very big fan of you. Jim Harbaugh and Kirby Smart have arrived at the Orange Bowl coaches luncheon.mlive.com
Overheard at Orange Bowl media availability: Michigan created a new buzz in 2021
The buzz around Michigan football is back. But Michigan has defied the odds in 2021, becoming the first team to reach the CFP after beginning the season unranked. “Created some new buzz with this 2021 team,” Harbaugh said Thursday. It was a good birthday. -Harbaugh on turning 58 on Dec. 23 and sharing a birthday with Georgia head coach Kirby Smart.mlive.com
Michigan, Georgia football are mirror images of each other during Jim Harbaugh, Kirby Smart eras
Michigan football will square off against Georgia next week with a national championship bid on the line, and while people are already comparing this year’s teams due to their run-heavy, defensive styles, the two programs have much more than that in common.
How Michigan, Georgia stack up in recruiting
Michigan and Georgia will enter their College Football Playoff semifinal with identical 12-1 records, but the construction of each team’s roster is vastly different. When it comes to recruiting, few programs have been able to compete at the same level as the Bulldogs since Kirby Smart took over as head coach ahead of the 2016 season.mlive.com
From burgers to ballgames, SEC fans aiming for normalcy
Southeastern Conference officials are trying to get back to normal on football game days, with stadiums filled with fans and grills being fired up outside, even in a portion of the country where the states have among the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates.
Sark latest 'Bama assistant multi-tasking before title game
(AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)Steve Sarkisian is the latest Alabama coordinator to be drawing up game plans for a national title showdown before leaving for a new head coaching job. The Longhorns fired Tom Herman and hired Sarkisian eight days before the national championship game Monday night against No. The difference this time is the accelerated time frame from Sarkisian’s hiring to the title game. Alabama beat Oklahoma in the semifinals before a 44-16 loss to Clemson in the national title game. Nearly a month passed from his hiring to the January 2012 title game rematch against LSU, which ’Bama won 21-0.
Podlesny's FG lifts Georgia past Cincinnati in Peach Bowl
Georgia place kicker Jack Podlesny, offensive player of the game, stands with Georgia head coach Kirby Smart after the Peach Bowl NCAA college football game against Cincinnati, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in Atlanta. 6 Cincinnati its only loss of the season with a dramatic 24-21 victory in the Peach Bowl. Daniels, a Southern California transfer, passed for 392 yards while improving to a perfect 4-0 in four starts for Georgia. Podlesny’s winning kick tied a Peach Bowl record for longest field goal and gave Georgia a 22-21 lead. “I would feel much better if we just played our best game,” Georgia coach Kirby Smart said.
Bama, Ohio St add 5-stars while preparing for champ games
“I could be here all day talking about how different this is,” Ohio State coach Ryan Day said on the Big Ten Network. As of late Wednesday afternoon, Alabama had signed five of them and was expected to land at least one more. Even with the coach's future still to be determined, day signing was OK for the Wolverines. On the positive side for the Wolverines on signing day: In-state running back Donovan Edwards, a four-star, signed with Michigan. Smith had indicated his final decision would come down to a choice between LSU, Alabama, Georgia and Miami.
Virus wreaking havoc on SEC due to positive COVID-19 tests
(AP Photo/Thomas Graning)The Southeastern Conference has had to postpone two games in the last three days because of positive COVID-19 tests. Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason is going through a similar situation. To play, the SEC requires at least 53 on game days. Timing is critical depending on the day of the week a positive test or tracing result returns. “Every time you’re taking a test," Mason said, “you're crossing your fingers ... you don't have anybody in harm's way."
No. 3 Georgia dominates 2nd half, beats No. 14 Vols 44-21
Bouncing back from a goal-line stand at the end of the the first half, the No. “They really outplayed us in the second half,” coach Jeremy Pruitt said. All those good feelings evaporated when Tennessee turned it over on its first two possessions of the second half. Tennessee's defense held Georgia to a pair of field goals after those miscues, but the Vols offense just couldn't get anything going. SILLY MISTAKESWhile it didn't matter in the end, Georgia made plenty of mistakes that irritated Smart.
How to watch No. 14 Tennessee Volunteers vs. No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs (10/10): live stream, channel, time
Through two games, both the Georgia Bulldogs and Tennessee Volunteers enter Saturday afternoon’s game. The matchup between these two teams will air on CBS and college football fans can stream it on fuboTV (free trial), CBS All Access and Hulu. Kirby Smart is 3-1 against the Volunteers since becoming head coach and he’ll look to get another win after beating Auburn the week before. 14 Tennessee Volunteers vs. No. ETLocation: Sanford Stadium -- Athens, GATV: CBSLive stream: fuboTV (free trial) | CBS All Access | Hulumlive.com
Georgia Must Let Defense Lead The Way To Beat LSU In SEC Championship, Says Aaron Taylor
The two heavyweights have taken different roads to the conference title game, but one thing binds them: great offensive line play. CBS Sports Network analyst Aaron Taylor explains that though these two teams run vastly different offensive systems, the success begins up front. Both lines have done a tremendous job of allowing their teams to be successful on their side of the ball this season, said Taylor. Georgia going into this game has struggled as of late on the offensive side of the ball. Also, when he throws the ball to win ball games if the run game is not there, they have also struggled.detroit.cbslocal.com