Found December 18, 2011 on Topix: San Diego State Aztecs:
PLAYERS: Bernard Pierce
TEAMS: Temple Owls
Most of these people are taking Temple to defeat Wyoming, probably just because of running back Bernard Pierce who is the best player on the field.
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Temple lassoes Cowboys in New Mexico Bowl win

Bernard Pierce ran for two early touchdowns and Chris Coyer threw for 169 yards and a touchdown to help Temple beat Wyoming, 37-15, in the New Mexico Bowl on Saturday. The Owls (9-4) had three interceptions en route to the second bowl victory in school history. Wyoming finished 8-5.

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