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4-1, 1st in OVC

Jacksonville State defeats Tennessee State 48-13

Eli Jenkins fired a pair of touchdown passes in the second quarter as Jacksonville State jumped out to an early lead, beating Tennessee State 48-13 in an Ohio Valley Conference opener on Saturday

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Auburn doesn't escape unscathed

Auburn won in overtime over Jacksonville State, but the narrow win over an FCS opponent doesn't help the perception of the Tigers and their playoff chances. Week 2 illustrations


Crisis averted: Auburn needs OT to edge FCS foe

Auburn dodged a major upset, riding a dramatic touchdown catch in the final minute followed by Peyton Barber's overtime touchdown run to a 27-20 win over Jacksonville State on Saturday.

Auburn needs OT to clip FCS Jacksonville St. (0:59)
Auburn survives scare from Jacksonville State (1:27)

Ivan Maisel ESPN Senior Writer 

Auburn's 27-20 overtime victory over FCS Jacksonville State may end up being a footnote to the Tiger season we all expect. But think about how close they came to disaster. September is about integrating expectations with reality. Auburn has work to do for the latter to meet the former.