Posted November 18, 2012 on
The intrigue leading into Temple’s football game at Army on Saturday involved how Juice Granger would do in his first start at quarterback for the Owls.
It turns out the best thing Granger did in his debut was hand the ball to Montel Harris.
The senior running back set Temple school records of 351 yards and seven touchdowns as the Owls rolled past the Black Knights, 63-32.
BEST OF MAXIM
Senior Owl running back Montel Harris, who battled injuries, a change in schools and repeated discipline issues which led to his separation from the team at Boston College, today set Temple school records rushing for 351 yards on 36 carries (9.8 yards per carry) and scored 7 rushing touchdowns in today’s victory over Army 63-32. This game had just less than 1,000 yards on the ground...
Montel Harris rushed for a career-high 351 yards and seven touchdowns, Matt Brown scored twice before leaving the game with an injury, and Temple beat Army 63-32 on Saturday for its fifth straight win in the series.
Temple (4-6) snapped a four-game losing streak, all coming in the Big East, by beating the nation's top rushing team at its own game, gaining 534 yards rushing on...
The Temple Owls ran over the Army Black Knights for the third straight year amassing 534 rushing yards and nine scores in a 63-32 rout. Temple running back Montel Harris ran for a Big East record
351 yards and seven touchdowns against the Black Knights over matched defense. Army's offense was unable to keep pace with the Temple attack.
The 11th game of the year matches the Army Black Knights (Sagarin 150, 2-8) and The Big East Temple Owls (Sagarin 111, 3-6.) Temple leads the all-time series 5-4 and has won the last 4. Last year a bowl bound Temple team blew out Army in Philadelphia, 42-14.