The title of this piece might be putting it lightly. Auburn's 2013 season has been so awesome—so magical, so oozing with drama—that its top five plays aren't just its own. They might be the five best plays of the entire college football season.
Alright. Maybe that's a slight exaggeration. But it's not a huge exaggeration, which says all you need to know about this spellbinding year on the Plains. Gus Malzahn has taken this team, which went 3-9 overall (and winless against SEC foes) last season, and spurred it to the BCS National Championship Game.
More often than they probably should be, teams nowadays are billed ones "of destiny." It's a catch-all term that is used to describe good luck, especially when it occurs in repeated bunches. Quite frequently, the term is cliche and grossly misused, but with Auburn in 2013, it's more of an understatement than anything.
Let's relive the five best moments of the year.