What are some of the best college football epics of the last 5-10 years?


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    • #43308

      CincyUte
      Ute Fan
      @cincyute

      I’m trying to compile a list.  Here are a few I came up with off the top of my head:

      2013  Auburn beats Georgia on a last-second bomb that was tipped off a Georgia defender

      2013  Two weeks later, Auburn beats Alabama with the “Kick 6”

      2014  TCU comes from behind to beat Oregon in triple OT in the Alamo Bowl

      2015  Michigan St. beats Michigan when Michigan punter botches the snap on the last play and MSU takes the fumble to the house.

      2016  USC beats Penn State in a shootout in the Rose Bowl.

    • #43309
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      UtesFanInJapan
      Ute Fan
      @utesfaninjapan

      IMO, the Nat’l Championship game last year was pretty amazing. 

    • #43311
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      Hammer
      Ute Fan
      @hammer

      THE GREATEST IMO – Auburn beats Bama  on FG Miss 109 yard return

      • #43345

        Gary Sapp
        Ute Fan
        @uofuman

        The best part of the Auburn Kick-6 win was all the videos of divided families (Auburn/Bama fans watching together) and their reactions. Bama fans going from smug superiority to world crushing despair in the same time the Auburn fans go from hopeful to unbelievably delirious is just some fine comedy gold.

        Reminds me of some Zoob fans in front of me in RES at the end of the 2010 game. Defeat snatched from the jaws of victory has to hurt worse than salt in a tongue paper cut.

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      newute50
      Ute Fan
      @newute50

      If you go back a little further, the 2007 Fiesta Bowl with Boise State – Oklahoma still stands as one of the best games I’ve ever seen.

    • #43320

      UteFanatic
      Ute Fan
      @utefanatic

      2010 Boise State vs Nevada.  Game went to OT with Nevada foiling their perfect season and pending BCS bid. 

      Great game.

      • #43326

        FtheY
        Ute Fan
        @fthey

        Yeah, that was a crazy game. The controversial fg miss. 

      • #43383

        Puget Ute
        Ute Fan
        @pugetute

        Colin Kaepernick was incredible that year.

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      shakeitsugaree
      Ute Fan
      @shakeitsugaree

      Um, call me a homer, but the best football game in history – for me – was the 2009 Sugar Bowl.

      • #43324
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        FtheY
        Ute Fan
        @fthey

        I’ve watched that first quarter so many times. Love it. 

      • #43329
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        X723
        Ute Fan
        @x723

        2009 Sugar Bowl !!!!!!!!!!!

    • #43323

      gothamute
      Ute Fan
      @gothamute

      2006 Rose Bowl

    • #43339

      bopahull
      Ute Fan
      @bopahull

        I don’t recall the year, Minnesota was attempting the game winning chip shot FG. Utah blocked the FG and returned it for a TD. Ron McBride ran the length of the field and piled on with the rest of the players. The look on the faces of the Gopher fans was incredible. Sorry, reading comprehension problems. That definitely was more than 10 years ago. What can I say, GET OFF OF MY LAWN.

      • #43384

        Puget Ute
        Ute Fan
        @pugetute

        1990. That was the start of a beautiful turnaround for the program.

      • #43392

        utefansince79
        Ute Fan
        @utefansince79

        The game against in Minnesota was certainly among the most improbable endings I’ve ever seen.  The Minnesota kicker was a returning all-conference player too so was pretty much a shoe-in to make the kick.

        My dad and I about blew the roof of our house when Utah won.

         

         

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