The Owls survived a fourth-quarter comeback from Miami (Ohio) to win their seventh straight game. Redshirt sophomore quarterback Chester Stewart started under center, but the formula remained the same, handing off to freshman Bernard Pierce.
It turns out Temple is not the only Mid-American Conference team led by a star freshman. On Thursday, the Owls weathered the offensive storm of 426 yards and three touchdowns from redshirt freshman quarterback Zac
Thanks to freshman running back Bernard Pierce’s 41-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter and three straight stands by the defense, the football team defeated Navy, 27-24, for its sixth straight win.