Woulda, coulda, shoulda but did not: the ticket that might have brought Auburn fan Mark Skiba $50K if it had hit.
The Auburn Tigers very nearly pulled down one of the most unlikely national championships in the history of college football this week. But for just one man with a massive payday on the line, ‘almost’ simply wasn’t close enough.
Mark Skiba is now one thing of an Internet phenom, after he posted a image of the $100, 500-1 betting slip he had that could pay out, should Auburn win the BCS Championship. The bet was put by his daddy during a vacation to Las Vegas January that is last few offered Auburn any possibility at being an elite team in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), let alone one of the top squads in the country.
Auburn Devotee Through and Through
But Skiba an Auburn alumnus and a big fan for the group held about the ticket even after the Tigers lost a early season clash with LSU a loss that must have ended whatever faint hopes they had of finding themselves into the title game.
Then, miracles started initially to happen. Auburn starting winning game after game, eventually finding themselves ranked within the top 25 teams in college football. a tipped ball into the final minute led Auburn past Georgia 43-38. A week later, Auburn overcome undefeated Alabama the title that is national at that point by returning a lengthy Alabama field goal attempt in the last second of regu Read More