UGA celebrates national champion Bulldogs with parade, ceremony

ATHENS, Ga. — Bulldawg Nation came together Saturday to celebrate the new national champions with a parade through Athens and a ceremony.

Georgia defeated Alabama, 33-18, in the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday night to win its first title since the 1980 season.

Around 12:30 p.m., a caravan of players rolled through the streets of Athens amid a sea of red and black. There were as many people in Athens for the parade as there is for a normal game day.

The players and coaches then did a Dawg Walk before a ceremony was held inside Sanford Stadium.

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WSB-TV coverage included a live Bulldogs Game Day inside Sanford Stadium hosted by sports director Zach Klein and special contributor Aaron Murray and former Georgia cornerback Brandon Boykin.

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WSB-TV is the official station of the Georgia Bulldogs and provides the most comprehensive Georgia sports coverage each week as part of its partnership with the University of Georgia Athletic Association.

Bulldogs Game Dayairs every Saturday at 11 a.m. on Channel 2. It also streams on WSB Now, a 24/7 programming channel available in the WSB-TV app on Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV.

During football season, the focus of “Bulldogs Game Day” turns to the football team’s preparation to play each Saturday. Outside of football season, the show focuses on other UGA teams and student athletes.