Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 9/19/12
  3-37-1. Rivalry? Really? That is Temple’s record against Penn State. October 18, 1941. That is the last time Temple beat Penn State. The Philadelphia media tries to make it into a rivalry but does it really qualify as one? 3-37-1. When something is good, we try to tear it down. When something is poor, we try to build it up. That’s clearly the case with these two programs. Temple students try to make it a rivalry. Over 10,000 of them showed up at Lincoln Financial Field for the Penn State game last year. That was the largest student turnout EVER for a Temple football game. Of course, that’s more than show up at the rest of the Owls’ home games combined, but that’s a whole other story. The students – like the players on the team itself – have a collective chip on their shoulder when it comes to Penn State. The players feel they weren’t recruited by Penn State and want to show how good they are. “I think what happens is obviously our roster is filled with a majority of...
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