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For Georgia football fans, a championship 41 years in the making and worth every minute

INDIANAPOLIS -- Along Highway 15, on a small patch of red clay near Sandersville, Georgia, sits an 84-year-old wooden barn with a rusted tin roof and weathered pine boards.

The barn belongs to the Hitchcock family, which has operated a 2,500-acre farm for more than a century. Over the years, the barn has served as a general store, storage facility and, for the last 21 years, a barometer for how the University of Georgia's football team is playing.

In 2000, when James and Jonathan Hitchcock and their cousin, Ross Smith, were convinced the Bulldogs were playing the wrong quarterback (sound familiar?