After the Skyhawks' Jackson Redditt hit his second field, Pope ran 46 yards to make it 21-6. Jenkins found Barge 9 yards out, giving Jacksonville St. a 28-6 lead.
Jarold Neal found Caylon Weathers 12 yards out to make it 28-13. The Skyhawks (1-2, 0-1) made it 28-20 when Terrious Triplett returned a fumble 22 yards. But Jenkins again found Barge from 17 yards to make it 35-20.
Neal threw three touchdowns in a 4:23 span to cut the lead to 48-41. He threw for 433 yards and four touchdowns.
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