AUBURN – Making one of the greatest plays in American sports history has its perks. Auburn cornerback Chris Davis Jr.’s 100-yard missed field goal return for touchdown is featured on one of three regional covers of Sports Illustrated.
The Kick Six gave Auburn a 34-28 win in the Iron Bowl and clinched the SEC West division title.Davis was named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week for the game-winning play.
No. 3 Auburn (11-1, 7-1 SEC) will play No. 5 Missouri (11-1, 7-1) in the SEC Championship game in Atlanta on Saturday afternoon.
The other two regional covers were Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller and San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh.