Temple needs to win at least four of its next seven games to achieve bowl-eligible status, but coach Geoff Collins said teams 'fall apart' when they start weighing importances of games.
Senior kicker Austin Jones is no longer on the 'Above the Line' depth chart, and redshirt-senior wideout Keith Kirkwood enters Saturday's contest against East Carolina with one catch in his last two games but doesn't blame the injury he is playing through.
Temple missed chances to score early in its loss to Houston on Saturday.
Temple ran for 150 yards in the second half of its loss to Houston.
The redshirt-senior cornerback broke up a pass in the end zone, had six tackles and committed two pass interference penalties in Saturday’s 20-13 home loss.
Redshirt-sophomore quarterback Logan Marchi turned the ball over twice in the second quarter of Temple’s 20-13 loss to Houston.
The sophomore linebacker entered the game after a first-quarter targeting penalty on Shaun Bradley and led Temple in tackles in its 20-13 loss to Houston on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field.
Houston sophomore defensive tackle Ed Oliver, ranked as a top-25 player in college before the season, will face the Owls on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field.
Linebacker Chapelle Russell lived with his high school coach’s parents before coming to Temple in 2015.
The Owls used three quarterbacks, primarily redshirt sophomore Logan Marchi and redshirt junior Frank Nutile, in their 43-7 loss against South Florida on Thursday in Tampa, Florida.