Tyler Matakevich led Temple with nine tackles in 60-40 win at SMU

Junior linebacker helped seal the Owls' victory by knocking down a late fourth down pass attempt by the Mustangs

DALLAS - Tyler Matakevich has been Temple's leading tackler in every game this season.  On Friday night, the Owls weren't their dominant selves on defense, allowing SMU to move the ball on the ground and through the air -- not to mention via Temple defensive penalties -- with its spread offense.  But when the game was on the line, Matakevich came through by batting away a fourth down pass attempt by Mustangs QB Matt Davis -- as the Owls scored a 60-40 victory over the home team.

Watch Matakevich's postgame interview here.


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