Some trick plays are awesome.

Especially when they work.

Others aren’t as creative, but as long as you get the job done, all is well. When a play fails and looks like it was doomed, that’s when laughs can be heard — and seen — all over the place.

Chalk this LSU fake punt against Auburn up as one of those that just looks like it should fail.

Here’s a video of LSU’s punter trying a Tim Tebow-like jump pass over the Auburn defense:

There are a lot of words that could be used to describe this play. CBS Sports went with the word “ambitious.” That sounds generous and favorable.