The 1994 edition of Auburn vs. Florida will go down as one of the most exciting wins of the decade. Terry Bowden’s Tigers came to Gainesville riding a 16-game winning streak and most everyone expected it to come to an end against the top-ranked Gators.
Led by quarterback Patrick Nix, Auburn came into the game a whopping 17-point underdog to Steve Spurrier. However, the sixth-ranked Tigers kept pace with Florida all day. Spurrier would eventually replace quarterback Terry Dean with future Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel, but a key interception by Brian Robinson with 1:20 left in the game opened the door for Auburn.
Patrick Nix quickly drove the Tigers down the field, capping it off with an eight-yard touchdown pass to Frank Sanders in the closing seconds to give Auburn an improbable 36-33 win.
The Tigers would go on to finish the year with a 9-1-1 record and a number nine national ranking. Because of probation, Auburn was ineligible for bowl play.
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