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Guy who scored winning touchdown in Auburn-Alabama game gets standing ovation in class

Nov 30, 2013; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers cornerback Chris Davis (11) returns a missed field goal for a 100 yard touchdown against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the fourth quarter at Jordan Hare Stadium. Auburn won 34-28. Photo: Image by John Reed-USA TODAY Sports

Guy who scored winning touchdown in Auburn-Alabama game gets standing ovation in class

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED Dec 2, 2013

The Auburn Tiger who ran 109 yards and scored what may go down as one of the most memorable touchdowns in college football history has had loads of recognition for it from the press and social media.

Now, Chris Davis is getting it in his Auburn University classes.

His return of a missed field goal on Saturday on the final play of the Alabama-Auburn game gave the Tigers a 34-28 win and a possible chance at a national championship, while knocking two-time champion Alabama from contention.

Scroll through the photo gallery to see close-up pics of Chris Davis' historic touchdown.

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A lifelong sports fanatic whose grandfather appeared on a weekly show in the early years of 620WTMJ, Jay was well-groomed for a career with Journal Broadcast Group and WTMJ.