The University of Georgia received their second straight National Championship again in January, however they didn’t obtain an invite to the White House after final 12 months’s title win, which is customary for championship winners.
COVID-19 security precautions prevented Georgia from visiting final 12 months, however defensive lineman Warren Brinson let his displeasure be heard on Twitter on Monday, saying it was “crazy” the staff had not but been invited this time round.
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However, after the tweet and request signed by U.S. Rep. Earl LeRoy “Buddy” Carter in addition to Sens. Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, an invite has been despatched.
“The President looks forward to welcoming the Georgia Bulldogs to the White House,” a White House official instructed the Athens-Banner Herald.
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“The Georgia Bulldogs, led by Head Coach Kirby Smart, completed a historic season in which they accomplished a 15-0 record and won their second National Championship in the same number of years,” the political leaders wrote of their request. “The 2022-2023 team allowed an average of 14.2 points per game while scoring an incredible 41 points per game. This marks the fourth college football national championship in school history and the 2022-23 Bulldogs become the first team in the College Football Playoff Era to win back-to-back national championships.
“For years, the school soccer nationwide champion has had the excessive honor of being hosted, by the President, on the White House. Due to COVID-19 constraints, the 2021-22 University of Georgia nationwide championship staff was unable to come back to D.C. It is our hope that this repeat championship staff can be part of the various groups prior which were honored by the President.”
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Georgia dominated TCU in a blowout 65-7 win in January to say their second consecutive title.
FOX News’ Chantz Martin contributed to this report.