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When the clock hit zeroes Saturday in Auburn, Ala., it seemed the Crimson Tide had the best chance to win the Iron Bowl and reach the SEC championship game. Then ... well, we all know what happened. The question is: Where does Chris Davis' field goal return rank among the best college football endings -- meaning, the game's final play -- of all time? Click on the images below to set your list!

College football finishes

Holiday Bowl (1980)

Holiday Bowl (1980)

BYU's Jim McMahon hit Clay Brown for a 41-yard Hail Mary TD to tie SMU; the extra point gave BYU a 46-45 win after trailing 45-25 with four minutes left.

The Play (1982)

The Play (1982)

With four seconds left and a 20-19 lead, Stanford kicked off to California; the Stanford band came on the field during the multiple-lateral return, which was scored by Kevin Moen for a 25-20 win.

Hail Flutie (1984)

Hail Flutie (1984)

Boston College QB Doug Flutie hit WR Gerard Phelan on a 48-yard, against-the-wind Hail Mary to win at Miami 47-45.

The Fifth Down (1990)

The Fifth Down (1990)

With Colorado down 31-27 and near the Missouri goal line, the officiating crew accidentally forgot to flip the down marker, ultimately giving the Buffaloes a fifth down -- on which QB Charles Johnson scored a 1-yard TD to win 33-31.

The Miracle at Michigan (1994)

The Miracle at Michigan (1994)

Colorado again -- this time with Kordell Stewart hitting Michael Westbrook on a tipped 64-yard Hail Mary to give the Buffaloes a 27-26 win over host Michigan.

The Bluegrass Miracle (2002)

The Bluegrass Miracle (2002)

Another tipped Hail Mary -- this one from LSU's Marcus Randall to Devery Henderson for a 74-yard TD and 33-30 win over Kentucky (which had doused coach Guy Morriss with Gatorade seconds earlier).

Fiesta Bowl (2003)

Fiesta Bowl (2003)

After being given new life thanks to a pass interference penalty in the first OT and then taking a 31-24 lead in the second, Ohio State forced an incomplete pass from Miami on fourth-and-goal at the 1 to win the BCS National Championship.

Capital One Bowl (2005)

Capital One Bowl (2005)

After letting LSU rally from 12 points down, Iowa scrambled to get to the 44-yard line, from which Drew Tate hit Warren Holloway for a 56-yard TD to give the Hawkeyes a 30-25 win.

Statue Left (2007)

Statue Left (2007)

After fighting to get to overtime, underdog Boise State fell behind Oklahoma 42-35 in the first extra frame, scored a touchdown, then pulled a "Statue of Liberty" handoff to Ian Johnson for the game-winning two-point conversion.

Iron Bowl (2013)

Iron Bowl (2013)

A 57-yard, last-second field goal attempt for Alabama in a 28-28 game fell short and into the hands of Chris Davis, who returned the ball 109 yards for a 34-28 Auburn win.

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Alabama is looking to win a third consecutive national championship, but first things first: Will the Crimson Tide claim another SEC title? And then, of course, there is the Johnny Manziel saga at Texas A&M. Where will the Johnny drama land the Aggies this season? Submit your rankings!

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2013 SEC football teams

Alabama

Alabama

2012 overall: 13-1
2012 SEC: 7-1

Arkansas

Arkansas

2012 overall: 4-8
2012 SEC: 2-6

Auburn

Auburn

2012 overall: 3-9
2012 SEC: 0-8

Florida

Florida

2012 overall: 11-2
2012 SEC: 7-1

Georgia

Georgia

2012 overall: 12-2
2012 SEC: 7-1

Kentucky

Kentucky

2012 overall: 2-10
2012 SEC: 0-8

LSU

LSU

2012 overall: 10-3
2012 SEC: 6-2

Mississippi State

Mississippi State

2012 overall: 8-5
2012 SEC: 4-4

Missouri

Missouri

2012 overall: 5-7
2012 SEC: 2-6

Ole Miss

Ole Miss

2012 overall: 7-6
2012 SEC: 3-5

South Carolina

South Carolina

2012 overall: 11-2
2012 SEC: 6-2

Tennessee

Tennessee

2012 overall: 5-7
2012 SEC: 1-7

Texas A&M

Texas A&M

2012 overall: 11-2
2012 SEC: 6-2

Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt

2012 overall: 9-4
2012 SEC: 5-3

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As SEC Media Day gets rolling, we're asking SportsNation to rank the conference's best teams. Is Alabama still the top dog of the SEC? What are you expecting out of Texas A&M this season? And how will Arkansas fare under new coach Bret Bielema?

2013 SEC football teams

Alabama

Alabama

2012 overall: 13-1
2012 SEC: 7-1

Arkansas

Arkansas

2012 overall: 4-8
2012 SEC: 2-6

Auburn

Auburn

2012 overall: 3-9
2012 SEC: 0-8

Florida

Florida

2012 overall: 11-2
2012 SEC: 7-1

Georgia

Georgia

2012 overall: 12-2
2012 SEC: 7-1

Kentucky

Kentucky

2012 overall: 2-10
2012 SEC: 0-8

LSU

LSU

2012 overall: 10-3
2012 SEC: 6-2

Mississippi State

Mississippi State

2012 overall: 8-5
2012 SEC: 4-4

Missouri

Missouri

2012 overall: 5-7
2012 SEC: 2-6

Ole Miss

Ole Miss

2012 overall: 7-6
2012 SEC: 3-5

South Carolina

South Carolina

2012 overall: 11-2
2012 SEC: 6-2

Tennessee

Tennessee

2012 overall: 5-7
2012 SEC: 1-7

Texas A&M

Texas A&M

2012 overall: 11-2
2012 SEC: 6-2

Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt

2012 overall: 9-4
2012 SEC: 5-3

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SEC football preview

To celebrate SEC media days we're asking SportsNation to give its conference preview. Will Alabama win another SEC crown? Which player is the Heisman favorite? And which coach will experience the most success in his first season? Cast your votes now!

  • Which team will win the SEC title this season?

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  • Which of these teams has the best shot at knocking off Alabama this season?

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  • Which of these SEC players is most likely to win the Heisman Trophy?

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  • Which SEC coach will have the most success in his first season?

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  • Who will provide the most memorable quote at this year's SEC Media Days?

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  • An SEC team has won the past seven BCS championship games. When will the SEC's streak of national championship wins come to an end?

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Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops made some critical comments recently about the SEC and the idea that the conference is significantly better than the rest of college football, and in particular Stoops' home, the Big 12. "You can look at the top two, three, four, five, six teams, and you can look at the bottom six, seven, eight, whatever they are. How well are they all doing?" Stoops asked. "What'd we [the Big 12] have, eight of 10 teams in bowl games this year?" So we'll ask you, SportsNation. How do the SEC and Big 12 stack up heading into the 2013 season? Click the logos to set your ballot.

Playbook's DJ Gallo looks at some key criteria in the Big 12 vs. SEC debate

SEC vs. Big 12 teams

Alabama

Arkansas

Auburn

Baylor

Florida

Georgia

Iowa State

Kansas

Kansas State

Kentucky

LSU

Mississippi State

Missouri

Oklahoma

Oklahoma State

Ole Miss

South Carolina

TCU

Tennessee

Texas

Texas A&M

Texas Tech

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