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Behind The Scenes: No. 1 Lions Survive A&M-Kingsville for Chennault Cup [SLIDESHOW]

KETR Sports takes you behind the scenes of the Lions’ season opener against Texas A&M-Kingsville. The Texas heat wasn't enough to match the fever pitch of Lion fans excited to cheer on their defending national champions. They enjoyed a revamped tailgating experience, live music, free Lions gear and a double overtime victory.

After going scoreless in the first half, the Lions rallied in double overtime to beat the Javelinas. The heroics of kicker Kristov Martinez were on display Thursday night as he kicked the game-tying field goal in regulation to send it into overtime. In double overtime he solidifed the victory with a game-winning field goal, after a Marquis Wimberly touchdown. The Lions remain the top team in the nation to beat.

Take a look back into the home opener at Memorial Stadium.

Lifelong sports fan, Jasmine Baker, has been covering sports for KETR 88.9 since 2016, under the tutelage of Mark Haslett. She's co-hosted the award-winning student produced program 'Lions After Dark' and produced online content covering Lion Athletics. As an undergraduate she began her journalism career writing for student-run campus newspaper The East Texan. Jasmine has covered high school basketball playoffs, college and professional sports in the Dallas Metroplex. Her experience has allowed her to be a guest on various sports talk shows, including guest play-by-play with Charlie Chitwood. In the 2018 WNBA season she covered the Dallas Wings for High Post Hoops.