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2018 CFP OUT: Georgia Bulldogs

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Georgia Bulldogs have missed the College Football Playoff. They were eliminated after their loss in the SEC Championship.

Despite dominating much of the game, the Bulldogs fell to No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide in the SEC Championship. Georgia was the No. 4 seed coming into the game.

Georgia Bulldogs wide receiver Riley Ridley attempts to make a catch against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship
Riley Ridley attempts to make a catch against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the CFP National Championship (Getty Images)

The loss opened the door for the Oklahoma Sooners to take the No. 4 spot in the CFP. Now, the Sooners are going to back-to-back playoff appearances.

The Bulldogs are now appearing in a New Year’s Six Game. The No. Georgia will face No. 15 Texas Longhorns in the Sugar Bowl.

The game will be played on Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The game will start at 8:45 pm on ESPN.

This season, they finished with an 11-2 record. Both losses were in conference play, as they fell to 7-2 on Saturday.

The Bulldogs began the season with a 45-0 win over the Austin Peay Governors on September 1st. One week later, they defeated then No. 24 South Carolina Gamecocks, 41-17.

Georgia then defeated Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders, 49-7, on September 15. The Bulldogs then defeated the Missouri Tigers, 43-29 on September 22nd. They ended September with a 38-12 win over thr Tennessee Volunteers on September 29th.

The team began October with a 41–13 win over the Vanderbilt Commodores on October 6th. Their lone loss came to then-No. 13 LSU Tigers in October 13th.

The Bulldogs then defeated No. 9 Florida Gators, 36-17, on October 27th. On November 3rd, Georgia defeated No. 9 Kentucky Wildcats, 34-17.

The team also won 27-10 over then No. 24 Auburn Tigers, 27-10, on November 10th. They rolled 66-27 over the UMASS Minutemen, 66-27, on November 17th.

Georgia defeated the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 45-21, on November 24th during Rivalry week. The Bulldogs lost to the Crimson Tide, 38-28 in the SEC Championship.

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