(Atlanta, GA) -- JarTavious Whitlow scored the go-ahead touchdown with 6:55 remaining in the fourth quarter to push number-10 Auburn past sixth-ranked Washington 21-16 in the Chick-Fil-A Kick-Off at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Tigers stepped up defensively in the second half and held Washington to three points. Jarrett Stidham finished with 273 passing yards and one touchdown for Auburn in the season opening win. Peyton Henry nailed his third field goal of the game with 14:06 to go in the fourth quarter to give Washington a 16-15 lead. Jake Browning threw for a game-high 296 yards and a touchdown in defeat.
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