Woulda, coulda, shoulda but didn’t: the ticket that may have brought Auburn fan Mark Skiba $50K if it had hit.
The Auburn Tigers nearly pulled down one of many most not likely championships that are national the reputation for college football this week. But for just one man with a payday that is massive the line, ‘almost’ simply had beenn’t close enough.
Mark Skiba is now something of an Internet phenom, he had that would pay out, should Auburn win the BCS Championship after he posted a picture of the $100, 500-1 betting slip. The bet ended up being put by his dad during a vacation to Las Vegas last January, when few gave Auburn any chance at being an elite team in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), not to mention one of the top squads in the country.
Auburn Devotee Through and Through
But Skiba an Auburn alumnus and a giant fan associated with the team held about the ticket even with the Tigers lost a very early season clash with LSU a loss that should have ended whatever faint hopes they had of finding themselves in the title game.
Then, miracles began to happen. Auburn starting winning game after game, eventually finding by themselves ranked in the top 25 teams in college football. a tipped ball in the final minute led Auburn past Georgia 43-38. Seven days later, Auburn beat undefeated Alabama the title that is national at that point by coming back an extended Alabama field goal attempt in Continue reading « Web Experience Auburn Fan Mark Skiba Just Misses with 500-1 Shot »