Twitter reacts to Auburn's epic win over Alabama

LSU football coach Ed Orgeron talking to a referee

No. 5 Alabama meets No. 15 Auburn on The Plains in the last chance for the Crimson Tide to impress the College Football Playoff Selection Committee. It resulted in an Auburn first down and allowed them to run the clock out. Nix's pass to Shedrick Jackson gave Auburn its fourth lead, 48-45, with 8:08 to play.

"Well, they said there was one second on the clock", Saban said on the CBS telecast at halftime, "but it's a live clock, so if (officials) chop the clock, there's no way they can snap it and kick it in one second".

"That makes it my three state championships, I guess", he said.

It's also worth noting the SEC's Twitter page, dedicated to officiating, has not posted anything to explain the ruling as of Saturday evening; in fact, the account has been inactive since midday Saturday.

Auburn backup linebacker Zakoby McClain returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown and a huge swing midway through the third quarter. Nix then found Will Hastings for an 11-yard gain on a throwaway, and then Sal Canella, using his 6-foot-5 frame to keep his toes in bounds while reaching far out of bounds, snared a game-tying touchdown pass with 1:06 left in the first half.

Quarterback Mac Jones scrambled for 18 yards on fourth and 7 to get the Tide into easier field goal range.

Bo Nix completed 15-of-30 passes for 173 yards and a touchdown and JaTarvious Whitlow rushed for 114 yards and a score for Auburn.

Malzahn then leaned on Whitlow and Nix's legs to slice through a exhausted Alabama defense, and Shaun Shivers surged Auburn back in front with an emphatic 11-yard end-around on 3rd-and-5. Carlson made four field goals of 43 yards or more after some late-season struggles. Harris ran 27 times for 146 yards and a TD.