Georgia holds on to defeat Ohio State, advance to CFP title sport

Stetson Bennett has that Canine in him.

The Georgia quarterback threw the game-winning landing go to receiver Adonai Mitchell with 54 seconds remaining to ship the top-seeded Bulldogs to the School Soccer Playoff nationwide championship sport with a 42-41 win over No. 4 Ohio State at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Georgia will attempt to defend its title on Jan. 9 at SoFi Stadium in opposition to No. 4 Texas Christian, which earned a spot within the closing after an exhilarating 51-45 victory over No. 3 Michigan within the Fiesta Bowl.

After the Horned Frogs and Wolverines battled in what many hailed on social media as the very best School Soccer Playoff sport ever, Georgia and Ohio State didn’t disappoint within the Peach Bowl. The Bulldogs overcame two 14-point deficits and rushed the sector after Ohio State kicker Noah Ruggles’ 50-yard discipline aim with three seconds remaining sailed vast.

Bennett, who received most excellent offensive participant, completed with 398 passing yards, three touchdowns and an interception on 23-of-34 passing, dueling with fellow Heisman finalist C.J. Stroud.

The Ohio State quarterback had 348 passing yards and 4 touchdowns on similar passes. The Rancho Cucamonga Excessive alumnus led the Buckeyes down the sector for his or her closing field-goal try, however was left to retreat up the tunnel as Georgia gamers celebrated on the sector after the ultimate horn.

The Bulldogs (14-0) can have an opportunity to change into the primary repeat nationwide champions since Alabama received in 2011 and 2012. After giving up 10 consecutive factors within the third quarter to enter the fourth with a 14-point deficit — the biggest it had confronted all 12 months — Georgia stored Ohio State’s offense out of the top zone within the fourth quarter.