It's been seven years since the team that lost the national championship made it back to the title contest the following season.
Ohio State fell to Florida in the 2006 BCS National Championship Game and earned another berth to the title bout in 2007. The Buckeyes lost that time, too, losing to LSU, 38-24.
Auburn will be attempting to do in 2014 what Ohio State did in 2007. Only, of course, the Tigers hope to win it all the second time around.
Gus Malzahn's program begins its 2014 season Aug. 30 against Arkansas.
The school released a hype video for the upcoming season today that should get Tigers fans ready for their team's campaign.