Georgia at rarified heights, challenge is to finish No. 1
Georgia Auburn Football Georgia head coach Kirby Smart celebrates after a defensive stop during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) (Butch Dill)ATLANTA — (AP) — Georgia finds itself in a most unusual position. Georgia hasn't been top dog since the 2008 preseason poll, a spot they surrendered even after winning their opening game. Georgia hopes to finish the job that long-ago team failed to complete, though its a much-different era. Dooley remains the only coach to guide Georgia to an undisputed national championship, way back in 1980. Most notably, Smart led the Bulldogs to the national title game against Alabama at the end of the 2017 season.wftv.com
Podlesny's FG lifts Georgia past Cincinnati in Peach Bowl
Georgia place kicker Jack Podlesny, offensive player of the game, stands with Georgia head coach Kirby Smart after the Peach Bowl NCAA college football game against Cincinnati, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in Atlanta. 6 Cincinnati its only loss of the season with a dramatic 24-21 victory in the Peach Bowl. Daniels, a Southern California transfer, passed for 392 yards while improving to a perfect 4-0 in four starts for Georgia. Podlesny’s winning kick tied a Peach Bowl record for longest field goal and gave Georgia a 22-21 lead. “I would feel much better if we just played our best game,” Georgia coach Kirby Smart said.
What Biden's student loan forgiveness plan would mean for borrowers
During the 2020 presidential campaign, Joe Biden promised to forgive a large chunk of the country's outstanding student loan debt. In all, the policy would slash the country's $1.7 trillion outstanding student loan tab by about a third. And one survey found that 58% of registered voters are in support of student loan forgiveness. "Generally, Democrats favor student loan forgiveness while Republicans oppose it," Kantrowitz said. There's an argument gaining steam that the president can bypass Congress to forgive student loan debt.cnbc.com