INDIANAPOLIS — James Cook and Zamir White split carries throughout their entire career. Jordan Davis ceded pass-rushing snaps to the younger Jalen Carter. Jamaree Salyer had to move from left tackle to right guard during the national championship game.
All four players elected to come back to Georgia for the 2021 season, bypassing the NFL draft. They all likely would’ve been picked last season. Instead, the group, along with a number of other veteran players on the Georgia team elected to come back to Georgia to try and leave their mark, temporarily passing on an NFL paycheck.
Those sacrifices were validated on Monday night with a 33-18 victory over Alabama. The win gave Georgia its first national championship since 1980.
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