Navy vs. Temple Notes/ Prediction

The Navy Midshipmen hope to notch victory number eight when they host the 1-10 Temple Owls. Here's everything you need to know about the game along with a prediction.


Navy

VS.


Temple

SiteNavy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (34,000), Annapolis, Md.
Date/TimeNovember 18, 2006; 12:30 PM ET
TelevisionCSTV
Radio 1430 WNAV Annapolis, Md.; WBAL 1090 AM, Baltimore, Md.; WTWP 1500 AM, Washington, D.C.; WFED 1050 AM, Washington, D.C.; WLRT 1490 AMNorfolk, Va.; WTRI 1520 AM, Frederick, Md.; ESPN Radio 1460 AM, Jacksonville, Fla.; Sirius Satellite Radio
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General School/ Team Information
.TempleNavy
NicknameOwlsMidshipmen
ColorsCherry and WhiteBlue and Gold
Enrollment34,0004,000
ConferenceIndependent Independent
Head CoachAl GoldenPaul Johnson
Coach's career record1-10 (1-10 at Temple)97-34 (35-24 at Navy)
Record1-107-3
Series Information
Series RecordTemple leads, 4-2-0
First Meeting1988, TU 12-7
Last Meeting2005, Navy 38-17

Temple Schedule

Aug 31 at Buffalo, L 9-3 OT
Sep 9 Louisville, L 62-0
Sep 16 at Minnesota, L 62-0
Sep 23 at W. Michigan, L 41-7
Sep 30 at Vanderbilt, L 43-14
Oct 7 Kent State, L 28-17
Oct 12 at Clemson, L 63-9
Oct 21 at N. Illinois, 43-21
Oct 28 Bowling Green, W 28-14
Nov 4 Central Michigan, L 42-26
Nov 11 at Penn State, L 47-0
Nov 18 at Navy
Navy Schedule

Sep 2 East Carolina, W 28-23
Sep 9 Massachusetts, W 28-23
Sep 16 at Stanford, W 37-9
Sep 23 Tulsa, L 23-24 OT
Sep 30 at Connecticut, W 41-17
Oct 7 at Air Force, W 24-17
Oct 14 Rutgers, L 34-0
Oct 28 Notre Dame, L 38-14
Nov 4 at Duke, W 38-13
Nov 11 at Eastern Michigan, W 49-21
Nov 18 Temple
Dec 2 Army



Key Players for Navy

LT 79 Matt Pritchett (6-2 290, Sr.)
LG 60 Zach Gallion (6-2 313, Sr.)
WR 87 Jason Tomlinson (6-1 208, Sr.)
QB 10 Kaipo-Noa Kaheaku-Enhada (5-11 188, So.)
SB 07 Reggie Campbell (5-6 165, Jr.)
FB 22 Adam Ballard (6-1 223, Jr.)
LE 43 Tye Adams (6-3 225, Sr.)
LB 40 David Mahoney (5-9 219, Sr.)
LB 57 Rob Caldwell (6-0 229, Sr.)
LB 45 Tyler Tidwell (6-2 224, Sr.)
CB 08 Jeremy McGown (5-11 189, Sr.)
CB 04 Keenan Little (5-11 195, Sr.)

Navy Roster

Key Players forTemple

WR 82 Bruce Francis (6-0, 175, So.)
RT 70 Elliot Seifert (6-7 300, Sr.)
TE 83 Marcus Brown (6-4 255, Fr.)
QB13 Adam DiMichele (6-1 185, So.)
RB 7 Tim Brown (5-8 190, Sr.)
FB39 Josh Bundy (5-10 240, Jr.)
DE 94 Philip Simpson (6-2 275 So.)
LB 44 Walter Mebane (6-0 225 Sr.)
CB 24 Chris Page (5-10 180, Sr.)
FS 25 Richard Sheppard (6-0 195, So.)

Temple Roster

Statistics Comparision

CategoryNavyTemple
Scoring Offense 27.5011.36
Scoring Defense21.6041.27
Total Offense 384.60214.45
Total Defense 356.00452.18

GoMids.com Prediction

Temple has clearly imroved this season under Al Golden. Many were predicting a second straight winless season for Temple but the Owls handled Bowling Green a few weeks back. As long as the Mids are focused, they shouldn't have a problem with Owls.

Navy 41
Temple 14

Other Links:

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium information
Official Temple Site
Scout.com Temple Site
Official Navy Site
Scout.com Navy Site
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