Classic Iron Bowl: The Kick, Van Tiffin wins the Iron Bowl for the Tide

The year was 1985, Alabama and Auburn were about to face off in what would later be hailed as one of the greatest Iron Bowls of all time. The two teams faced off at Legion Field and at halftime the Tide held a 16-10 lead. When the game reached the fourth quarter the action took off, with both teams exchanging touchdowns deep into the fourth quarter setting up a fantastic finish.

Auburn was leading 23-22 when Alabama took possession with less than one minute to play. It was up to Tide quarterback Mike Shula to lead Bama into field goal range for kicker Van Tiffin. Tiffin had already made three field goals on the night, but had also missed a 52-yard attempt. So when Shula was able to put together a frantic drive and get the Tide in range for the game winning, 52-yard field goal attempt, it was up to Tiffin to win the game.  Tiffin would come through for the Tide, and kick his way into Crimson Tide immortality.

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