On Nov. 30, 2013, the unthinkable occurred at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Alabama, the No. 1 team at the time, lined up for a game-winning field goal. But the Crimson Tide never considered what would happen if the kick fell short and landed in the arms of Auburn's Chris Davis Jr.
The potential game-winning field goal kick did fall short, and Davis - led by an Auburn caravan - returned it 109 yards the other way to stun Alabama in perhaps the most dramatic finish in SEC football history.
One college football analyst thinks it's the "most depressing" loss in the sport's history, speaking from the Crimson Tide's perspective of course.
"With a spot in the SEC championship on the line, and an undefeated season at stake for Alabama, the Tide lined up for a 57-yard field goal on the game’s final play, hoping to break a 28-28 tie at the end of regulation. What transpired was a disaster for Alabama, and jubilation for Auburn. The kick came up short of the goal post and was received near the back of the end zone by defensive back Chris Davis, who proceeded to streak his way down the field and through players on both teams untouched for a historic, game-winning 100-yard touchdown return to give Auburn a 34-28 win," said Riley Gates of 247Sports.
For Auburn, it was a miracle. For Alabama, it was a nightmare.
The Tigers went on to beat Missouri in the SEC Championship Game before falling to Florida State 34-31 in the BCS National Championship.
The Crimson Tide wound up earning an invite to the Sugar Bowl where they fell to the Oklahoma Sooners 45-31.