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With seventh-ranked Auburn having already blown a 20-point lead against No. 25 Georgia, the Tigers faced fourth-and-18 with their SEC and national title hopes dangling on the fate of a final play.

And what a play it was. The game's incredible highlights are above, but if you want to cut straight to the big play, here's what happened at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala., Saturday evening ...

Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall connected with Ricardo Louis on a miracle Haily Mary, and the Tigers held on to beat Georgia 43-38.

Without that miracle play, Auburn would have dropped to 6-2 in the SEC -- it lost at LSU earlier this season -- and conceded the SEC West to Alabama if the Crimson Tide could beat Mississippi State Saturday evening. Gone would have been a shot at the conference title and any chance of reaching Pasadena for the BCS national title game.

But now, it's all still on the table. The Tide will come to Auburn on Nov. 30 for the Iron Bowl, with the game deciding the SEC West. The winner will head to Atlanta to play the SEC East champion for the league title and, in all likelihood, a berth in the national championship. All of that hung on Marshall's toss to Louis.

Capturing the utter joy of Auburn's faithful, here's Tigers radio announcer Rod Bramblett with his call . . .

Naturally, Twitter exploded with the play. Here's a sampling:

Tagged: Marshall, Oregon State, LSU, Auburn, Georgia, UCF, Jacquizz Rodgers, Tyrann Mathieu, Nick Marshall

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