PHOTOS: Check out the scene around Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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Mercedes Benz Stadium before the NCAA Championship game between Georgia and Alabama in Atlanta, Monday, January. 8, 2018. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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A Georgia fan has a bite to eat before the NCAA Championship game between Georgia and Alabama in Atlanta, Monday, January. 8, 2018. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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Some Alabama fans outside of the NCAA Championship game between Georgia and Alabama in Atlanta, Monday, January. 8, 2018. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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A Georgia fan waits in the rain before being let into in the NCAA Championship game between Georgia and Alabama in Atlanta, Monday, January. 8, 2018. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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The first fans begin to enter the stadium before the College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and Alabama on Monday, Jan. 8, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. (AJ Reynolds for the Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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A Georgia fan waits in the rain before being let into in the NCAA Championship game between Georgia and Alabama in Atlanta, Monday, January. 8, 2018. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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Michelle Whetsell, a junior member of the Redcoat Band, reacts on the field before the College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and Alabama on Monday, Jan. 8, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. (AJ Reynolds for the Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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Members of the Georgia Redcoat Band on the field before the College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and Alabama on Monday, Jan. 8, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. (AJ Reynolds for the Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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Julianna Johnson, left, and Mary Austin Hacker react as they walk on the field before the College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and Alabama on Monday, Jan. 8, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. (AJ Reynolds for the Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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Julianna Johnson, a member of the Redcoat Band, reacts as she walks into the stadium before the College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and Alabama on Monday, Jan. 8, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. (AJ Reynolds for the Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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Fans walks near the stadium before the College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and Alabama on Monday, Jan. 8, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. (AJ Reynolds for the Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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A fan carries a Georgia flag while crossing the street during the College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and Alabama on Monday, Jan. 8, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. (AJ Reynolds for the Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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Fans make their way toward the stadium before the College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and Alabama on Monday, Jan. 8, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. (AJ Reynolds for the Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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A group of fans seek shelter from the rain before the College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and Alabama on Monday, Jan. 8, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. (AJ Reynolds for the Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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A young fan cheers during a television broadcast before the College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and Alabama on Monday, Jan. 8, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. (AJ Reynolds for the Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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A group of fans seek shelter from the rain before the College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and Alabama on Monday, Jan. 8, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. (AJ Reynolds for the Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones and AJ Reynolds

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