TEMPLE: Game Quick-Cap

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FIRST QUARTER

After a sloppy first drive, the defensive line caused some headaches for Temple, forcing a quick punt. On the next drive PSU got on the board with an eight play, 77 yard drive resulting in a touchdown pass from Clark to Suhey.

Penn State 7, Temple 0

After forcing a punt, Clark tossed an interception and Temple found a groove, driving 41 yards and getting on the board with a 25-yard field goal.

Penn State 7, Temple 3

SECOND QUARTER

After trading some punts, Penn State forced a punt from Temple's endzone, giving them a short field. Penn State put a drive together resulting in a seven yard Royster touchdown.

Penn State 14, Temple 3

The Lion defense contained Temple offense charge, forcing another punt and Penn State started to find their running game thanks to Green and Royster. Clark hits Moye for a touchdown on a slant route.

Penn State 21, Temple 3

HALFTIME STATS

First Downs: PSU 12, TEM 4
Total Yards: PSU 222, TEM 99
Passing Yards: PSU 67, TEM 73
Rushing Yards: PSU 155, TEM 26
Total Plays: PSU 37, TEM 32
Penalties: PSU 2/15, TEM 4/25
Turnovers: PSU 1, TEM 0
TOP: PSU 14:49, TEM 15:11

Clark: 8 for 15, 67 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT
Royster: 15 carries, 119 yards, 1 TD
Moye: 4 catches for 31 yards, 1 TD
Lee: 10 tackles, 2.5 TFL, 1 sack

THIRD QUARTER

Temple had a solid return and marched down the field to hit another field goal.

Penn State 21, Temple 6

With a huge touchdown pass to Quarless geting called back for a block-in-the-back, Penn State was forced to punt, but on the first Temple play Penn State recovers a fumble.

Penn State has to settle for a field goal.

Penn State 24, Temple 6

FOURTH QUARTER

Forced to punt, PSU gets a break on a roughing the kicker penalty to keep a late drive alive. Penn State managed to score another touchdown thanks to Green.

Penn State 31, Temple 6

Penn State ended up running some plays with backup QB Kevin Newsome, but ended up having the drive snuffed out.

FINAL STATS

First Downs: PSU 21, TEM 12
Total Yards: PSU 359, TEM 251
Passing Yards: PSU 173, TEM 251
Rushing Yards: PSU 186, TEM 46
Total Plays: PSU 67, TEM 67
Penalties: PSU 6/55, TEM 8/65
Turnovers: PSU 1, TEM 1
TOP: PSU 30:58, TEM 28:52

Clark: 16 for 26, 167 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT
Royster: 19 carries, 134 yards, 1 TD
Moye: 4 catches for 31 yards, 1 TD
Quarless: 3 catches for 45 yards

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