This one is going to sting, Georgia fans.
Georgia’s last two losses in a college football championship game came on two eerily similar plays.
On Monday, with their first possession in overtime, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa completed a 41-yard pass to freshman Devonta Smith for a touchdown -- and the win. (See video, above)
Turn back to clock to 1983.
The top-ranked Bulldogs faced Penn State’s Nittany Lions in the Sugar Bowl.
Georgia had cut Penn State’s lead to 20-17 on a 1-yard touchdown run by Herschel Walker in the third quarter.
In the following quarter, Penn State responded with a 47-yard touchdown pass from Todd Blackledge to wide receiver Gregg Garrity
Here was the game-winning TD:
Georgia would score once more to make the score 27-23. The Nittany Lions held off the Bulldogs and claimed the national championship.
Georgia remains in pursuit.