Some Georgia fans received a surprise this week when they arrived at a Raising Cane’s drive-thru on Thursday: national champion Stetson Bennett.
According to a press release, the star quarterback served chicken tenders to hundreds of fans, some ending up in tears of joy when Bennett handed them their food.
Just three days earlier, the former walk-on threw for two touchdowns and 224 yards as he led the Bulldogs to their first national title since 1980, making Kirby Smart the of Nick Saban’s former Alabama assistants to beat the longtime Tide head coach.
“I’m here to play football for the University of Georgia,” Bennett said. “Once that’s over, whatever my interest will be—which is hard, when you’re playing college football, because you don’t get the internships. You don’t get all that stuff. You don’t get the time off that other students get. But once that is over with—I’m majoring in economics, I’d like to go to law school.
“But for the next year I’m gonna play football. I’ve got a decent amount of years. Hopefully, I live until at least 80. So, we’ll say 60 years to not play football. I’m going to play football this year—we’ll see where. We will see if I can trust the decisions made by the staff, and we will see where I’m going to play. But right now I'm enjoying this national championship and the next part, who knows.”
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