Woulda, coulda, shoulda but did not: the ticket that may have brought Auburn fan Mark Skiba $50K if it had hit.
The Auburn Tigers nearly pulled off one of many most unlikely national championships in the reputation for college football this week. But for just one man with a payday that is massive the line, ‘almost’ simply wasn’t close enough.
Mark Skiba is now something of an Internet phenom, after he posted a image of the $100, 500-1 betting slip he’d that would shell out, should Auburn win the BCS Championship. The bet was placed by his dad during a vacation to Las Vegas last January, whenever few provided Auburn any opportunity at as an elite team in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), not to mention one of the top squads in the nation.
Auburn Devotee Through and Through
But Skiba an Auburn alumnus and a huge fan of the group held on to the ticket even after the Tigers destroyed a season that is early with LSU a loss that must have ended whatever faint hopes they had of finding themselves in the title game.
Then, miracles started to happen. Auburn starting game that is winning game, eventually finding on their own ranked within the top 25 groups in college football. a tipped ball in the last minute led Auburn past Georgia 43-38. Seven days later, Auburn beat undefeated Alabama the title that is national at that point by returning a long Alabama industry goal attempt in the final second of reg (más…)