Defensive end Nate D. Smith talks about Saturday's game against Houston and the recent defensive turnaround

Nate D. Smith talks about the recent defensive play and the Saturday's game against Houston.

The Temple defense went through a little bit of a rough stretch when it gave up 84 points in back-to-back games against SMU and South Florida.

The poor play put the Owls in danger of losing their grip on the American Athletic Conference East Division race, but they righted the ship with back-to-back dominating performances against Memphis and Connecticut.

Senior defensive end Nate D. Smith talked this week about the defensive turnaround and what the Owls will need to do to be successful in Saturday's championship game against Houston.

Watch the video above to see what Smith had to say.

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