Auburn fans celebrate

Auburn is a team of destiny.

It’s a clichéd statement used to explain a team’s improbable run to a championship, but there is no other way to describe how Auburn now finds itself in the SEC title game and one step away from potentially playing for a BCS national championship after a come-from-behind 34-28 win over top-ranked Alabama on Saturday.

For the second consecutive game, Auburn had a miracle play in the final seconds of the game to snatch a victory away from its opponent.  Two weeks ago, it was a deflected Hail Mary for the game-winning touchdown. On Saturday, tied with rival Alabama as time expired, it was a 100-yard return (unofficially 109 yards) by Chris Davis off a missed 57-yard field goal.

Auburn fans roll Toomer's Corner following their 34-28 win over No. 1 Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Jay Sailors)
Auburn fans roll Toomer's Corner following their 34-28 win over No. 1 Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013
Auburn fans roll Toomer's Corner following their 34-28 win over No. 1 Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Jay Sailors)
Auburn fans storm the field after their 34-28 after a win over top-ranked Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
Auburn fans storm the field after their 34-28 after a win over top-ranked Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013
Auburn fans storm the field after their 34-28 after a win over top-ranked Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
Auburn fans storm the field after their 34-28 after a win over top-ranked Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
Auburn fans storm the field after their 34-28 after a win over top-ranked Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
Auburn fans storm the field after their 34-28 after a win over top-ranked Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
Auburn fans roll Toomer's Corner following their 34-28 win over No. 1 Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Jay Sailors)
Auburn fans roll Toomer's Corner following their 34-28 win over No. 1 Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013
Auburn fans roll Toomer's Corner following their 34-28 win over No. 1 Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Jay Sailors)
Auburn fans celebrate at Toomer's Corner after beating Georgia 43-38 in their NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Auburn, Ala.(AP Photo/Todd J. Van Emst)
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Auburn fans celebrate at Toomer's Corner after beating Georgia 43-38 in their NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Auburn, Ala.(AP Photo/Todd J. Van Emst)
Auburn fans celebrate at Toomer's Corner after beating Georgia 43-38 in their NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Auburn, Ala.(AP Photo/Todd J. Van Emst)
Auburn fans celebrate at Toomer's Corner after beating Georgia 43-38 in their NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Auburn, Ala
Auburn fans celebrate at Toomer's Corner after beating Georgia 43-38 in their NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Auburn, Ala.(AP Photo/Todd J. Van Emst)

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