After an explosive start and first half of the National Championship game, it looked like Georgia would walk away with the win.

But after the second half, Alabama was able to fight back and beat the Bulldogs in a nail-biter in overtime, reminiscent to the end of their Rose Bowl appearance.

GAME COVERAGE | Bulldogs fall to Alabama in OT

11Alive Sports caught up with a few players after the game to get their reactions on the heartbreaking loss.

Jake Fromm

"At the end of the day, I'm trusting God's plan."

Sony Michel

"The way it ended, it wasn't how we wanted it to end."

Mecole Hardaman & Terry Godwin.

"We played a great game, but we just ran out of time."

"We all came together as a family."

Kirby Smart

"Georgia is going to be a force to be reckoned with."