Leave it up to Alabama fans to petition arguably the greatest ending in college football history. Chris Davis navigated the left sidelines as he took a missed field goal 109 yards for the game-winning touchdown in the 2013 Iron Bowl. Some (delusional) Tide fans, however, believe that Davis stepped out of bounds.
A petition has been started on Change.org for the NCAA and SEC to force Alabama and Auburn to play overtime. The title reads, “NCAA Football and SEC Commissioner: Chris Davis was clearly out of bounds. Make this right for everyone and play overtime from the Iron Bowl 2013.”
Following are details of the petition:
Chris Davis from Auburn was clearly out of bounds in running the missed field goal back for a touchdown in the 2013 Iron Bowl. There was way to much riding on this game for that to have been missed- a SEC Championship and National Championship. I think they should put together an overtime play for Auburn and Alabama. Yes, I know how impossible that sounds and how much trouble it will be BUT sometimes you have to make wrongs RIGHT and with so much riding on that game the SEC and NCAA needs to make it right for the players, university, fans, coaches, SEC and SPORTS in general. And if they don’t like the hassel then go out and make sure your employees, the refs, are not making such HUGE mistakes. And the refs needs to be punished for not even reviewing the play because it wasn’t even close- he was CLEARLY out of bounds. Its not fair to say that this is over and overtime can’t be played now just because of how much trouble this would be to put together. It was wrong….and you need to make it right regardless of the hassel.
SEC and NCAA- do the right thing and make this right for everyone involved!!
Despite the fact that Davis clearly didn’t step out of bounds, the petition had 523 signatures as of writing.
*UPDATE* 4:20 p.m. ET – The petition has officially closed at 706 supporters.