Georgia players are still talking about how close they came to playing in Monday night's national championship game.
Sure, Tuesday's 45-31 Capital One Bowl win over Nebraska was nice, but it wasn't for the national title. The Bulldogs are still feeling the aftershocks from their 32-28 loss in the Southeastern Conference championship game to Alabama last month that ended with Georgia on the Crimson Tide's 5-yard line.
Quarterback Aaron Murray said that loss won't be forgotten.
''Obviously the loss was tough, to come that close to winning the SEC championship and then being able to play for the national championship,'' Murray said. ''I know it probably lingered in some of our minds but the best thing to do after a loss is to get back out there and play and to get a victory.''
Murray said No. 6 Georgia's win over Nebraska ''definitely eased the pain'' from a game ''everybody will remember forever just because it was so close and it came down to the last play.''
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