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Auburn’s Chris Davis joins elite company with his game-winning return for touchdown

If you saw Auburn’s Chris Davis return Alabama’s missed field goal for a touchdown – and really, at this point everyone has – savor the moment …

The new standard for Iron Bowl lore

AUBURN, Ala. -- Someday, someday, there will be a greater Iron Bowl finish than this one. Babe Ruth died, and the Yankees continue to play. Sinatra …

Miracle men: Chris Davis' return lifts Auburn over Alabama and into college football lore

AUBURN, Ala. – And the last shall be first.<p>The last second of the 2013 Iron Bowl shall be first in the hearts and minds of Auburn fans forever. The …

Alabama vs. Auburn: Score, Grades and Analysis from Iron Bowl 2013

Gus Malzahn's return to Auburn this season has often felt like something straight out of a movie. Chris Davis gave Malzahn's story a fitting Hollywood ending on Saturday.<p>Davis returned a 57-yard field goal attempt from Adam Griffith for a touchdown as time expired, giving Auburn a 34-28 victory …

The Greatest Play in Iron Bowl History

The 2013 Iron Bowl lived up to the hype in what was one of the greatest college football games in history.<p>Auburn defeated Alabama 34-28 on the final play of the game. When the Crimson Tide missed a last-second field goal, the Tigers' Chris Davis caught the ball in the end zone and ran it back for a …

Twitter Explodes as Auburn Upsets Alabama in Wild Iron Bowl Finish

If you're still in shock over the No. 4 Auburn Tigers' 34-28 upset of the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide, you're not alone. There were unpredictable touchdown passes, blocks and an unforeseeable ending in which a missed field goal was returned for a 100-yard game-winning touchdown.<p>As one could only …

College Football

Alabama vs. Auburn: Face It, Tigers Are Just a Team of Destiny in 2013

Destiny.<p>It's a term that gets bandied around in sports a little too casually. When it comes to the 2013 edition of the Auburn Tigers, it isn't.<p>This is a team of destiny.<p>In an Iron Bowl with <i>everything</i> on the line—state bragging rights, the SEC West title, the status of Alabama's college football …

Iron Bowl 2013: Was This the Greatest College Football Game in Recent Memory?

I can’t tell you exactly what happened or how it happened, because I’m not sure I’ll be able to process it without ample time to digest. Even then it might not help.<p>But I do know that the 2013 Iron Bowl is one of the most incredible football game I’ve had the pleasure of watching, and the ending …

College Football

Tre Mason Establishes Elite Status During Insane Win over Alabama

Words simply cannot describe the incredible nature of the No. 4 Auburn Tigers' 34-28 win over the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide. There was a 99-yard passing touchdown, a blocked field goal, a controversial game-tying passing score and a 100-yard field goal return for the game-winning score.<p>During the …

College Football

For the 1st Time (Ever?) You Can Question Nick Saban's Late-Game Coaching

AUBURN, Ala. — It’s rare that a game lives up to its billing, especially when it’s hyped up like the 2013 “Mother of All Iron Bowls” was. But Saturday’s game was all that and more.<p>It even had a signature “moment” or two that will go down in Iron Bowl and college football lore.<p>Alabama coach Nick …

Alabama vs. Auburn: 10 Things We Learned in the Tigers' Win

The Auburn Tigers pulled off perhaps the biggest final play in the history of the Iron Bowl as Chris Davis returned an Alabama missed field goal 109 yards for a touchdown to give the Tigers the win.<p>The game was the best Iron Bowl ever and moves the Tigers into the SEC Championship Game.<p>There were a …

Alabama vs. Auburn Iron Bowl 2013: 10 Things We Learned in Tide's Loss

Top-ranked Alabama’s hopes of competing for a third consecutive BCS national title were crushed in the unlikeliest of manners and at the hands of its most hated rival.<p>In a game that featured several game-changing plays, it was the Tide’s special teams unit that failed them repeatedly and ultimately …

Watch Auburn Football Fans Rush Field After Amazing Win over Alabama

Auburn football fans had plenty to cheer about on Saturday night, as their team came away with what was easily one of the craziest wins in perhaps the history of the program.<p>Fans stormed the field after the huge 34-28 Iron Bowl win, and as you can see from the video, everyone was very excited. Bo …

With SEC Title Victory, Auburn Should Jump an Undefeated Ohio State Team

Not so fast, Ohio State fans.<p>Sure, Auburn’s dramatic victory over Alabama, 34-28, on Saturday helped free up a spot in the BCS title game. However, it just might be the Tigers—not the Buckeyes—who will be making the trip to Pasadena come January.<p>Oh, BCS chaos, how you’ve been missed.<p>With a victory …

Reliving the Greatest Iron Bowl Ever

In the greatest Iron Bowl in history, No. 4 Auburn came away with the upset by defeating No. 1 Alabama 34-28 on the game's final play.<p>The Crimson Tide missed a field goal short with one second remaining, and Tigers cornerback Chris Davis was waiting in the end zone to return it for a 100-yard …

Auburn Wins 2013 Iron Bowl with Walk-off 100-Yard FG Return for TD

The 2013 Iron Bowl between No. 1 Alabama and No. 4 Auburn lived up to the hype and had one of the craziest finishes that you will ever see.<p>This game looked to be headed to overtime, but there was a question as to whether or not Alabama got out of bounds with time still on the clock.<p>After the …

Auburn's Chris Davis Tweeted That He Wanted to Get on Kick Returns a Year Ago

Auburn's Chris Davis made the greatest play in Iron Bowl history when he returned the missed Alabama kick 100 yards as time expired to lead the Tigers to a 34-28 victory. Judging from a tweet from a little more than a year ago, Davis was very motivated to prove himself as a kick returner.<p>Here's …

BCS National Championship 2013 Projections: How Auburn's Upset Win Impacts Game

To say that the national title picture, and college football in general, got turned on its head Saturday down in Alabama would be the understatement of the year in sports. No. 4 Auburn moved into the driver's seat to face No. 2 Florida State after beating two-time defending national champion …

Auburn vs. Missouri 2013 SEC Title Game Is Easily Most Unexpected Matchup Ever

If you were told at the beginning of the season that the Tigers would make the SEC Championship Game in Atlanta, you probably would've thought that LSU had a great season.<p>You also probably wouldn't have thought that Missouri or Auburn had a chance in hell of reaching the conference title game. But …

BCS Bowl Predictions 2013: Updated Projections After Auburn's Epic Victory

Not only did the 2013 Iron Bowl live up to the hype and instantly become one of college football's greatest games ever, but it shook up the postseason picture with BCS predictions being turned on their heads.<p>No. 4 Auburn toppled two-time defending national champion Alabama on one of the craziest …

Iron Bowl 2013: It's Only Fitting Spread Offense Would Ruin Nick Saban's Dynasty

If there was ever a man, a team, a game that would take down Nick Saban's dynasty at Alabama, it'd be Gus Malzahn and the spread offense at Auburn in the Iron Bowl. Rivalry aside, Saban has always had trouble with spread offenses like what Malzahn has run for years.<p>It's no secret that "St. Nick" …

Auburn stuns Alabama with 109-yard field-goal return to end it

AUBURN, Ala. -- That crazy tipped pass for a long game-winning touchdown is now the second-most stunning and improbable play of Auburn's wild …

No. 5 Auburn shocks No. 1 Alabama on game's final play

AUBURN, Ala. — They say lightning never strikes twice in the same place, but it's really a myth. All you need is the right amount of heat, the right amount of cold and little bit of cosmic luck to attract a jolt from the sky.<p>On a little patch of Alabama land covered by steel and concrete and the …

Auburn AD Jay Jacobs says one-loss SEC team deserves BCS title shot

AUBURN, Ala. — And now the campaigning begins.<p>Moments after a 34-28 victory against No. 1 Alabama on Saturday night, Auburn athletics director Jay Jacobs told USA TODAY Sports he did not see a scenario in which the Tigers get left out of the BCS National Championship Game if they win the …

Auburn stuns Alabama with last-second touchdown in epic Iron Bowl

Jun 23,2015<p>It was an Iron Bowl for the ages and no one could have predicted the ending.<p>Alabama redshirt freshman kicker Adam Griffith missed a 57-yard yard field goal with one second remaining and Auburn cornerback Chris Davis returned it over 100 yards for a game-winning touchdown.<p>After going 3-9 …

College football's Week 14 winners and losers

It's the Iron Bowl that will live forever. Forty-one years ago, two blocked Alabama punts lifted Auburn to a 17-16 win – a game remembered as "Punt, 'Bama, Punt." Saturday's win will be recalled similarly: "Kick, 'Bama, Kick."<p>The way the game ended is one thing: Auburn defensive back Chris Davis …

The five best college football finishes of all-time

Some college football games end without any drama, coming to a close with a whimper as the winner assumes the victory formation. Others end with a bang, with one team pulling out a late stand, a late score, a Hail Mary, a miracle.<p>And others end in such a fashion that it's immediately obvious that …

Alabama Missed Field Goal, Returned for Auburn Game Winning Touchdown