UGA fans celebrate arrival of UGA Bulldogs back in Athens

ATHENS, Ga. — The Georgia Bulldogs have arrived back home in Athens and their fans were there to welcome them back.

The boys are back in town, or in this case, the defending champs the University of Georgia Bulldogs are back in town.

Tuesday night, the Dawgs arrived back in Athens after crushing Texas Christian University in Los Angeles on Monday in the College Football Playoff National Championship game.

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A crowd of people waited for the Bulldogs to return.

“I had to come in and welcome the 2023 back-to-back National Champions because they have worked so hard these last two years,” said Carol Martin.

“It’s been quit a buzz,” said Jeremy Friedman.

“I’m happy that Georgia won National Championships,” said Noah Friedman.

Channel 2 cameras were there as the players got off the bus and signed autographs.

Even UGA Head Coach Kirby Smart showed his appreciation to the fans for their support.

Sterlin Sanders was one of tens of thousands of fans who traveled to Los Angeles to see the Dawgs defeat TCU.


Channel 2′s Larry Spruill got a chance to talk to Sanders at the Los Angeles Airport on Tuesday before he flew back home.

“How about them Dawgs? I’m excited man. It’s a great day to be a Georgia Bulldog,” said Sanders.

Sanders said watching his team win another championship was well worth the trip.

“To be in the building in L.A., surrounded by so many fans wearing that black and red, it solidifies that the Dawgs are #1 and we’re dominant and we’re not going anywhere,” said Sanders.

And money.

“I got lucky and I got row seven floor level for $1,150 and I was super excited. Do we have the ability to go for a three-peat? Absolutely, absolutely,” said Sanders.

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