Jahad Thomas, who rushed for 135 yards against Penn State last season, might miss Saturday's game in State College with a dislocated thumb.
The Owls will have to figure out a way to stop Penn State's offense, which is averaging 36 points per game, to hang with the Nittany Lions in Saturday's game at Beaver Stadium.
Four different running backs saw action in a 38-0 win against Stony Brook University.
FCS opponent Stony Brook will face the Owls on Saturday afternoon.
The Owls allowed 329 yards rushing in a loss to Army.
The Owls overcome a two-goal halftime deficit to beat city rival La Salle, 3-2, at Howarth Field and end their three-game losing streak.
Temple made the list of 12 finalists chosen from the original 20, but will no longer be considered.
The university is one of eight schools in the American Athletic Conference that is still a candidate for the major conference.
High school teammates Jahad Thomas and Phillip Walker are set for final season.
Explorers redshirt-junior goalkeeper Larisa Zambelli stopped all eight of the Owls’ shots on goal to earn the shutout victory.