Auburn bet to pay off, win or lose
Mark Skiba's father was on vacation in Las Vegas last January when he looked at the future odds for Auburn to win the national championship: 500 to 1.
So he called he son, a Tigers fan who graduated from the school in 1998.
"I told my dad to put $100 on it," Skiba said. "And he said, 'You're crazy.'"
Thanks to an improbable 12-1 season, which included spectacular finishes against Georgia and in the Iron Bowl against Alabama, Skiba and a handful of others have a chance ...
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