Final AP Poll Released After Georgia's National Title Win Over Alabama

By Ben Pickman

Georgia topped Alabama, 32–18, on Monday night in the national championship to claim the school's first national title since 1980.

Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett threw for 224 yards and two touchdowns in the victory, playing determined football in the game's key moments.

“I just hope they remember this feeling and understand they don't need to get spoiled, they need to stay hungry like these players,” coach Kirby Smart said postgame of his program's fans. “Just so proud of our players. Somebody told me you're not playing for the 41 years that we haven't won a national title, you're playing for the men in the room, and that really touched me, because that's what it was all about was those guys in the room.”

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Following the game, the final AP Top 25 of the season was released. Here's how it shook out: 

AP Top 25: 

  1. Georgia 
  2. Alabama
  3. Michigan
  4. Cincinnati
  5. Baylor
  6. Ohio State
  7. Oklahoma State
  8. Notre Dame
  9. Michigan State
  10. Oklahoma
  11. Ole Miss
  12. Utah
  13. Pittsburgh
  14. Clemson
  15. Wake Forest
  16. Louisiana-Lafayette
  17. Houston
  18. Kentucky
  19. Brigham Young
  20. North Carolina State
  21. Arkansas
  22. Oregon 
  23. Iowa
  24. Utah State
  25. San Diego State

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