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Ringo’s pick six leads Georgia to national championship

The Bulldogs are national champs for the first time in 41 years.
Georgia's Kelee Ringo returns an interception for a touchdown during the second half of the...
Georgia's Kelee Ringo returns an interception for a touchdown during the second half of the College Football Playoff championship football game against Alabama Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)(Darron Cummings | AP)
Published: Jan. 11, 2022 at 12:04 AM EST
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WKYT) - Kelee Ringo’s pick six late in the fourth quarter sealed the national title for Georgia.

The third-ranked Bulldogs beat No. 1 Alabama 33-18 Monday night to win their first national championship in 41 years.

Down 9-6 in the third quarter, Zamir White scored the first touchdown of the night to give Georgia a 13-9 lead. Alabama answered with nine straight points to take an 18-13 lead after three quarters.

Stetson Bennett followed with touchdown passes to Adonai Mitchell and Brock Bowers to give the Bulldogs a 26-18 lead before Ringo capped the win with the pick six with 0:54 left.

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