Fifth Down: Syracuse vs. Temple Notebook

The Orangemen (5-3, 2-2 Big East) topped Temple (1-8, 0-4).

NOTES: Syracuse's win was Coach Paul Pasqualoni's 100th at SU (Pasqualoni's 50th victory also came against Temple)...Joe Kowaleski's touchdown catch in the second quarter was the first of his career...Walter Reyes set another record with his 21st rushing touchdown in the Carrier Dome.

QUOTES: "We were prepared to do whatever we had to do. But it was a good feeling. A much better feeling than walking out of the Vet."--Coach Pasqualoni discussing Saturday's win versus last year's defeat at the hands of Temple in Veterans Stadium.

"He coaches offense, he coaches defense, and he coaches special teams. Not many coaches in Division I-A do that. He does it all. It's time to give him his credit."--Quarterback R.J. Anderson talking about Coach Pasqualoni and his 100th victory at SU.

"No on at any level has put more into football than Coach P."--SU offensive coordinator George DeLeone.

"I'm soaking wet...I'll have pneumonia by the morning."--Coach Pasqualoni talking about the shower he received when his players poured the Gatorade bucket on him.

"All my teammates were hugging me. I was glad they were giving me so much love."--SU tight end Joe Kowaleski talking about his first career touchdown reception.

"I loved them. What's the point of having them in the box if you're not gonna use them."--R.J. Anderson talking about the orange uniforms Syracuse wore on Saturday. The last time they wore the uniforms was two years ago, also against Temple.

"If you get him enough carries, he'll be productive."--Coach DeLeone talking about running back Walter Reyes, who carried the ball 25 times for 93 yards.

"I feel like I got hit by a train. But as long as we win, that will take care of the pain."--SU running back Walter Reyes commenting on how the 93 rushing yards may have been the toughest yards he's gained all year.

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