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Auburn has enjoyed a few favorable plot twists in its rise to No. 3 in the Bowl Championship Series rankings.
Last Saturday, Chris Davis returned a missed field goal more than 100 yards for the winning points on the final play in a 34-28 victory over rival and then-No. 1 Alabama.
In the Tigers’ previous game, two weeks before that, it was a deflected 73-yard touchdown pass from Nick Marshall to Ricardo Louis in the final minute that gave Auburn a 43-38 win over Georgia.
When a team gets those types of extraordinary breaks, it must start feeling that it’s their year. But according to ESPN’s Brad Edwards, Auburn needs one more twist to go its way for a shot at a BCS title.