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Keepsake book tells the story of Bulldogs’ 2021 national championship

“How ’Bout Them Dawgs!” tells the behind-the-scenes story of the University of Georgia’s 2021 college football national championship season from the perspective of the man in charge: Kirby Smart.

In addition to offering his perspective on coaching, his defensive philosophy, the importance of recruiting, each of the 15 games and the celebrations that followed the last one, Smart also tells a bit of his own story that started in Slapout, Alabama, in 1975 and ended at the height of the college football world on a January night in Indianapolis.

From the opening-game victory over perennial-power Clemson University to the undefeated march through the mighty SEC to the discouraging loss to the University of Alabama in the SEC Championship Game to the Dawgs’ eventual triumph over that same familiar foe in Indianapolis, Smart and Loran Smith team up to provide an intimate look at the first team to win a college football national championship at the University of Georgia in more than four decades.

Vince Dooley, the last head coach to lead UGA to a college football national championship in 1980, and Jere W. Morehead, the president of the University of Georgia, offered their unique insights on the historic 2021 season and the elite team that made it happen as well. The book also features profiles and recollections of players and coaches as well as more than 100 never-before-seen photographs