Many people picked Alabama to make another College Football Playoff appearance, but the Georgia Bulldogs surprised a lot of people in Kirby Smart's second season.

The Bulldogs finished 12-1, won the SEC Championship, and earned the No. 3 seed in the playoff. Smart led his team out to the Rose Bowl and knocked off Oklahoma and Baker Mayfield in double overtime. Now the team turns its attention to the Crimson Tide.

To get the latest on the Bulldogs and garner some perspective on what's happened this season in Athens, Ryan Folwer caught up with Brandon Adams of DawgNation just days before the national championship.

You can hear that full conversation from The Game in the video above.