BCS National Championship Game 2014: Most Memorable Photos from Auburn vs. FSU
The Florida State Seminoles sent the BCS out in style on Monday, Jan. 6, winning their first national championship in 14 years in a 34-31 come-from-behind victory over the Auburn Tigers.
Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston struggled throughout the first half, but made big plays when he had to down the stretch, completing the go-ahead touchdown pass with 13 seconds remaining to conclude a stellar second half for the Seminoles, who trailed 21-3 with under two minutes to play in the first half.
Winston would come away with game MVP honors.
Meanwhile, Auburn's Tre Mason racked up 237 total yards and two total touchdowns in a losing effort.
Here we'll relive the best moments from the 2014 BCS National Championship Game.
John Legend Belts It out
John Legend sets the tone with the National Anthem.
Let the Showdown Begin
Kickoff finally arrives.
Tigers Take the Lead
Auburn takes a commanding 18-point lead in the second quarter.
Auburn Sideline Gets Creative
Auburn's coaching staff utilize some unique play-calling boards.
Game of Inches
There was very little separating Nos. 1 and 2 inside the Rose Bowl.
Missed Opportunities Haunt Both Sides
Both teams had their fair share of missed chances in the second half.
The Big Play
The 'Noles retake the lead on a 100-yard kickoff return by Levonte Whitfield.
As they did all season long, the Tigers responded with another late touchdown.
Winston's Heisman Moment
One minute was all Jameis Winston needed to turn in his Heisman moment.
The clock runs out on Auburn.
Last Team Standing
Florida State finishes 14-0 and undefeated for the first time since 1999.
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