Football Jesus answers Auburn Prayers: Tigers Are The 2013 SEC Champion
There is nothing else to say, really.
Auburn is the 2013 SEC Champion. Yes, you heard me: Auburn – a team unfancied by anybody to do anything this season – is the SEC Champion.
Some might say Auburn coach Gus Malzahn did a deal with the Devil. Some might say dumb luck, but in the end, it was a breathless running machine that blew away Missouri for 677 yards – 545 on the ground – which included Tre Mason’s 304 yard, 4-touchdown performance that torched Mizzou’s D 59-42 in one of the crazier games you’ll ever see.
Auburn is 12-1 this season, and they are a team that has caught their breaks:
MAJOR BREAK 1) Kris Frost’s blatant horsecollar on Johnny Manziel as he was driving Texas A&M towards a comeback victory against the Tigers. There were no flags. Auburn hangs on to win.
MAJOR BREAK 2) Auburn blows 37-17, fourth quarter lead to trail 38-37. Nick Marshall’s prayer on 4th and 18 is answered as two Georgia secondary players want to go for the jazzy interception instead of knocking the ball down. Ricardo Louis catches the rebound, and runs it in. And then Aaron Murray couldn’t help them come back, but by God they came close.
MAJOR BREAK 3) The Iron Bowl victory. Not only the field goal that was missed that was returned by Chris Davis to the house with no seconds left on the clock, but Cade Foster’s THREE missed field goals beforehand.
MAJOR BREAK 4) The dependence on others: Ohio State – ranked No.2 – loses to Michigan State. Baylor loses to Oklahoma State a week-or-so before. Auburn in National Championship Game.
So, Auburn will play Florida State in the National Championship Game. And you know what, we can’t wait to see what breaks Gus Malzahn gets this time.
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