Woulda, coulda, shoulda but don't: the ticket that could have brought Auburn fan Mark Skiba $50K if it had hit.
The Auburn Tigers almost pulled off one of many most unlikely national championships in the reputation for college football this week. But for 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, after he posted a image of the $100, 500-1 betting slip he had that would pay out, should Auburn win the BCS Championship. The bet had been placed by his dad during a vacation to Las Vegas January that is last few gave Auburn any chance at becoming an elite team in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), not to mention one of the top squads in the united states.
Auburn Devotee Through and Through
But Skiba an Auburn alumnus and a big fan of this group held to the ticket even with the Tigers destroyed a early season clash with LSU a loss that needs to have ended whatever faint hopes they had of finding themselves into the title game.
Then, miracles started initially to happen. Auburn starting game that is winning game, eventually finding by themselves ranked inside the top 25 groups in college football. a tipped ball in the final minute led Auburn past Georgia 43-38. Seven days later, Auburn beat undefeated Alabama the national title favorite at that point by going back a long Alabama field goal attempt in