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Auburn defeats LSU after officials overturn game-winning touchdown

LSU and Auburn went down to the wire on Saturday night, and finished in wild fashion.
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LSU and Auburn went down to the wire on Saturday night and finished in wild fashion. Auburn came away the victor, 18–13, after a last-second LSU touchdown was wiped away by officials who reviewed the play.

Let‘s start here: On fourth-and-six from the Auburn 10-yard line, LSU quarterback Danny Etling hooked up with Travin Dural for an eight-yard gain as the clock began to tick down. LSU was then called for an illegal forward shift, and officials called for the down to be re-played.

That meant that LSU would have to try to get a play off with just one second left on the clock. The Tigers snapped it and appeared to score a game-winning touchdown. But officials reviewed the score and determined that the Tigers did not, in fact, snap the ball before the clock hit zero.

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There was an explanation given for the lack of a 10-second run-off on the illegal shift, which would have ended the game.

Les Miles and LSU moved to 2–2, as did Gus Malzahn and Auburn.