ï»¿Internet Sensation Auburn Fan Mark Skiba Just Misses with 500-1 Shot
Woulda, coulda, shoulda but don't: the ticket that may have brought Auburn fan Mark Skiba $50K if it had hit.
The Auburn Tigers almost pulled down one of many most not likely championships that are national the reputation for college football this week. But for one man with a massive payday on 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 had that could pay out, should Auburn win the BCS Championship. The bet had been placed by his father during a vacation to Las Vegas January that is last few provided Auburn any chance at as an elite team in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), let alone one of many top squads in the country.
Auburn Devotee Through and Through
But Skiba an Auburn alumnus and a huge fan regarding the group held about the ticket even with the Tigers lost a season that is early with LSU a loss that needs to have ended whatever faint hopes they had of finding themselves into the title game.
Then, miracles started to happen. Auburn starting winning game after 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 overcome undefeated Alabama the national title favorite at that point by returning a lengthy Alabama industry goal attempt in the ultimat