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INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 09: Stetson Bennett #13 and brother Luke Bennett #29 of the Georgia Bulldogs celebrate with cigars after defeating the TCU Horned Frogs in the College Football Playoff National Championship game at SoFi Stadium on January 09, 2023 in Inglewood, California. Georgia defeated TCU 65-7. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Georgia Bulldogs Championship Celebration

Last night marked the 8th time a Georgia HS QB has started in the CFB National Championship. It was all Stetson Bennett, passing for over 300 yards in the Dawgs over 65-7 win over TCU.

Coach Kirby Smart shared his emotions with after the game.

“Sometimes it takes a loss to galvanize, put your team in a spot to win. It did that last year,” Smart said. “And it didn’t take that. I always tell guys, do you have to take a loss to learn? Why? Like, it doesn’t take that to learn that. And this team is special because they didn’t have a flaw.”

According to the article, the 2019 LSU team and the 2018 Clemson team are the only other teams to go 15-0 in the College Football Playoff era. Smart was the defensive coordinator on the 2009 Alabama team that went unbeaten, but the Crimson Tide went 14-0.

Following the game, defensive tackle Jalen Carter and defensive back Kelee Ringo both announced that they will enter the NFL draft.

If you are already planning for next season, here is the 2023 schedule:

  • Sept. 2: Vs. UT-Martin, Athens, Ga.,
  • Sept. 9: Vs. Ball State, Athens, Ga.,
  • Sept. 16: Vs. South Carolina, Athens, Ga.
  • Sept. 23: Vs. UAB, Athens, Ga.,
  • Sept. 30: @ Auburn, Auburn, Ala.
  • Oct. 7: Vs. Kentucky, Athens, Ga.
  • Oct. 14.: @ Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Oct. 21: Off
  • Oct. 28: Vs. Florida, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Nov. 4: Vs. Missouri, Athens, Ga.,
  • Nov. 11: Vs. Ole Miss, Athens, Ga.
  • Nov. 18: @ Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Nov. 25: Vs. Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Ga.

Enjoy the moments from the Georgia Bulldogs Championship Celebration below.