By the time Georgia was done demolishing Hawaii in the Sugar Bowl, it was apparent the Bulldogs were well on their way to being No. 1 -- to start the 2008 college football season.
There was no repeat of the Boise State Miracle. The Georgia Bulldogs were simply too big, too fast and too strong for the team from paradise.
Georgia and USC treated audiences to a re-enactment of college football's pre-BCS days. The two best teams playing on the sport's national holiday looked like national champions.