Steve Hummer: Georgia must flush Alabama, its aura, and the past Saturday

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ATLANTA — Alabama the ideal is unbeatable. That’s the powerful, pulsing aura it has created by winning half of the past dozen national championships and by consistently pulling out Georgia’s hopes and dreams by the roots and turning them into a side salad for its own victory feast. That swirly crimson “A” represents the combined misery of every rejection letter ever written. Every first date that flopped. Every bully’s wedgie. Ah, but Alabama the football team as currently constituted, is eminently beatable. For the first time it seems since all there was to bet on in Las Vegas was scorpion ra…

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