Georgia Bulldogs defeat TCU for back-to-back college football national titles

LOS ANGELES (CBS NEWS/CBSDFW.COM) – The Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs 65-7 in the College Football Playoff National Championship in a dominant performance to secure a second straight national title.

2022 CFP National Championship - TCU v Georgia Stetson Bennett #13 of the Georgia Bulldogs reacts after a touchdown pass in the first quarter against the TCU Horned Frogs in the College Football Playoff National Championship game at SoFi Stadium on January 09, 2023 in Inglewood, California.

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Georgia never trailed in the game, scoring a touchdown on its opening drive and taking an insurmountable 38-7 lead going into the half. 

Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett finished the game with four passing touchdowns and 304 passing yards to go along with two rushing touchdowns.

cfb-national-championship5.jpg TCU fans react to play against Georgia during the first half of the national championship NCAA College Football Playoff game, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, in Inglewood, Calif. 

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With the game well in hand, Bennett was taken out with a 52-7 lead with 13:25 remaining in the fourth quarter, receiving a raucous ovation from the Bulldog fans at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.

TCU falls to Georgia 65-7 as the Bulldogs win back-to-back national championships

A very bitter ending to the Horned Frogs sweet, historic season #GoFrogs #NationalChampionship

— Jett Beachum (@JetthroTV) January 10, 2023