Georgia Not Worried About The Past, As Kirby Smart Looks To Finally Beat The Alabama Bug

There are only so many times you can bring up the past. That's the case for Georgia this week, as they prepare for Alabama and the SEC Championship on Saturday. We can go back to the previous years and try to figure out whether past games will have any bearing on future performances, but make no mistake, these Dawgs are looking to finish what they've started.

We all remember the 2018 national championship game when Georgia had backed up Alabama to a second and forever, only to see Tua Tagovailoa hit a bomb down the left sideline for a touchdown, and just like that, the Dawgs' season was finished.

Eleven months after that Tua pass down the sideline, we were back in the same spot, as Georgia was looking to capture the 2019 SEC title. It was that game where Jalen Hurts came off the bench and led his team down the field like a magician, ripping the championship away from Georgia. It was like something out of a movie. The confetti fell from the rafters, and Kirby Smart walked off the field knowing they'd let another game slip away.

When asked about the previous matchups with Alabama, Kirby Smart was quick to point out that every season is different and that they can't focus on the past.

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