The Temple Owls (2-2, 0-0 AAC) host conference rival Memphis (3-1, 0-0 AAC) on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field for both schools conference opener. Temple is coming off of a 41-7 win over FCS opponent Wagner College. The Tigers are coming off of a shocking 31-28 loss to Texas-San Antonio. The Owls are an 11-point home underdog according to William Hill Sportsbook. Kickoff for the homecoming game is set for noon.
Date: October 2, 2021
Where: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA
Time: 12:00 PM/Eastern
Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic
Temple and Memphis have only played each other six times on the gridiron. The series is tied at three apiece.
Last Match Up
10-24-20: Memphis defeated Temple 41-29
Temple Players to Watch
QB D’Wan Mathis- 22-for-32, 292 YDS, 2 TD vs FCS Wagner | SEASON: 30-for-56, 440 YDS, 2 TDs, 1 INT
QB Justin Lynch- 0-for-1, 0 YDS vs FCS Wagner | SEASON: 36-for-51, 416 YDS, 2 TDs, 1 INT
WR Randle Jones- Did Not Play vs. FCS Wagner | SEASON: 14 REC, 240 YDS, 17.1 AVG, 2 TDs