Nov 30, 2013; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers cornerback Chris Davis (11) gets past Alabama Crimson Tide punter Cody Mandell (29) and scores a 100 yard touchdown during the fourth quarter at Jordan Hare Stadium. Auburn Tigers won 34-28. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama fans petitioning for an Iron Bowl OT, claim Auburn's Chris Davis was out-of-bounds

Some Alabama fans are still upset about the loss to Auburn in the Iron Bowl. They’re claiming that Auburn cornerback Chris Davis stepped out-of-bounds and the missed call cost them the game. They’ve created a petition on asking for an overtime to be played between the two games.

There are videos on YouTube claiming he stepped out, but to me it is hard to tell and it doesn’t look like he did. The petition includes a picture that shows Davis’ foot out-of-bounds but that could just be a weird camera illusion. It looks like his foot is actually in the air and not on the ground out-of-bounds and because of that, and the angle the picture was taken, it looks like his foot is out-of-bounds. For instance like the picture above just at an angle that makes him look like he is out-of-bounds.

Nevertheless, here is the petition on from Tracy C. as it was written:

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!!

Here is the picture the petition contains:

Here is video of the play claiming he stepped out:

Here is a better video of the play:

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