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The Temple Owls defeated the Army Black Knights 42-14 as running backs Bernard Pierce and Matt Brown rushed for a total of 290 yards and six touchdowns.
Pierce ran for three touchdowns in the win after missing the last two because of a head injury. The running back came into the game during the Owls’ second possession of the first quarter.
Brown, who got the start, rushed for 133 yards, his fifth straight rushing for over 100 yards. He now has rushed for 835 yards this season, breaking his old personal record of 830 yards set last year.
The Temple defense did its part, not seeming phased by the triple option offense Army ran. Army ended the game with two passes completed out of 12 attempts for 28 yards and 340 total rushing yards. However, many of those 340 yards came with the game well out of reach.
Army struck for the first time in the third quarter as senior quarterback Max Jenkins took Angel Santiago’s place and pushed into the end zone for a touchdown. This touchdown put Army...
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Brandon McManus and Bernard Pierce were awarded Honorable Mention players of the week by the College Football Performance Awards this week, raising their combined total of mentions this season to 12. The awards come just a day after Temple handled Army, 42-14, to improve its record to 7-4.
McManus won his sixth straight mention as the kickoff specialist, and seventh overall this...
Temple kept its bowl hopes alive with a 42-14 victory over Army before 25,516 at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday afternoon.
The victory gives the Owls a 7-4 overall record (4-3 MAC) and a modest two-game winning streak, with Kent State remaining on their schedule. Army lost its third consecutive game and fifth of its last six.
Bernard Pierce led the Owls with a game-high 157...
The Temple Owls rushed for 194 first-half yards and held the Army triple option attack in check, taking a 28-0 halftime lead at Lincoln Financial Field.
Matt Brown started the game at running back and helped the Owls get on the board quickly. Following a 24-yard rush from quarterback Chris Coyer and a 17-yard completion fro Coyer to tight end to Evan Rodriguez, Brown rushed for...
Temple got three rushing touchdowns from Bernard Pierce, two more from Matt Brown and a passing touchdown from quarterback Chris Coyer in a 42-14 rout of Army Saturday.
The Temple Owls face their final non-conference opponent of the season this week, taking on the Army Black Knights at Lincoln Financial Field. It’s the first of two home games to close the season for Temple, who are playing to impress the bowl committees. Due to Miami (Ohio)’s loss this week to the Western Michigan Broncos, the Owls are officially eliminated from Mid-American...
Listen to comments from Temple head coach Steve Addazio, running backs Matt Brown and Bernard Pierce, wide receiver Joe Jones and safety Kevin Kroboth after Saturday's 42-14 win over Army.