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Paul Finebaum Was Asked If He Thinks Georgia Will Repeat

Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett kisses the CFP trophy.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JANUARY 10: Georgia Bulldogs QB Stetson Bennett (13) kisses the National Championship Trophy after the Alabama Crimson Tide versus the Georgia Bulldogs in the College Football Playoff National Championship, on January 10, 2022, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN.(Photo by Jeffrey Brown/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

After winning their first national championship since 1980, Georgia will attempt the difficult feat of repeating.

No college football team has captured consecutive national titles since Alabama finished 2011 and 2012 atop the mountaintop. The Bulldogs, who defeated the Crimson Tide in the championship clash, will once again have to deal with Nick Saban's squad and a stacked SEC.

When asked about Georgia's chances of repeating on “The Saturday Down South Podcast” (via Adam Spencer), Paul Finebaum said he doesn't like their odds.

“Very small number. I just don’t think it’s possible. There we go with a headline,” Finebaum said. “I think they’ll be very good. The Stetson Bennett conversation will carry us for a long time. But there’s just so many missing parts."

He compared the Bulldogs to their conference foe, who haven't gone back-to-back since the College Football Playoff's institution in 2014 despite making the four-team tournament all but once.

“I feel like I’m watching one of these Alabama teams of any year. Pick your poison. I go, ‘They’re really good, they’re a top-five team, but they’ve lost too much.’ It’s a compliment in a way," Finebaum said. "I think they’ll be in transition. That doesn’t mean they can’t be hitting on all cylinders. The issue with them becomes who will beat them. The schedule is much better than last year, but I do see some road games late that could always be tricky … even if they run the table, which they could, I suspect Alabama will be too much.”

Having gone four decades without a single national title, Georgia knows winning another won't be easy. The Bulldogs will begin their title defense at Oregon on September 3.