Penn State 24, Temple 13

Date - Saturday, September 22, 2012 3:30 PM
Location - Beaver Stadium
Attendance - 93680

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Temple 0 3 3 7 13
Penn State 7 7 7 3 24

Recap


Penn State 24, Temple 13: Matt McGloin threw a 41-yard touchdown pass to Allen Robinson and rushed for two more scores as host Penn State continued its mastery of Temple.

McGloin dissected the Owls' defense, completing 24 of 36 passes for 318 yards as the Nittany Lions (2-2) won their 31st consecutive decision over the Owls (1-2) dating to 1941.

The senior quarterback used his size to cap a pair of drives, rushing in from 1 and 2 yards out to give Penn State a 21-3 advantage with 4:57 left in the third quarter.

Although McGloin spread the ball around to nine different receivers, Robinson continued to prove to be McGloin's trustiest target. The sophomore wideout reeled in five balls for 82 yards to increase his season total to 404 yards in four games.

All was not rosy for Penn State, which saw running back Michael Zordich exit the contest with a left knee sprain. He rushed 15 times for 75 yards and hauled in four receptions for 39 yards before departing.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Members of Penn State's 1982 national championship team were honored during halftime. That team was the first in school history to win a national title. ... Another fast start propelled Penn State, which has outscored its opponents 35-0 in the first quarter and 55-9 by halftime. ... Temple RB Matt Brown, who sprained his ankle last week, capped the scoring with a 1-yard touchdown reception with 1:33 to play.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 0:06
Penn State   TD  Penn State 7 - Temple 0
2nd Quarter - 10:29
Temple   FG  Penn State 7 - Temple 3
2nd Quarter - 0:22
Penn State   TD  Penn State 14 - Temple 3
3rd Quarter - 4:57
Penn State   TD  Penn State 21 - Temple 3
3rd Quarter - 1:37
Temple   FG  Penn State 21 - Temple 6
4th Quarter - 2:29
Penn State   FG  Penn State 24 - Temple 6
4th Quarter - 1:33
Temple   TD  Penn State 24 - Temple 13
TEAMS

Team Records

  Temple Penn State
W/L 1 - 2 - 0 2 - 2 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Temple Penn State
Score 13 24
First Downs 13 27
3rd Down Efficiency 3-for-12
25%
8-for-15
53%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
1-for-1
100%
Total Yards 237 498
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 28-113 40-180
Average/Rush 4.0 4.5
Passing
Comp-Att 13-26 24-36
Passing Yards 124 318
Average/Pass Play 4.3 8.8
Penalties-Yards 6-36 9-100
Fumbles-Lost 2-0 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 1
Time of Possession 23:08 36:52

PLAYER STATS

Temple (1 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Coyer 13/26 124 1 0
Penn State (2 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. McGloin 24/36 318 1 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
C. Coyer 13 64 4.9 0
M. Brown 4 26 6.5 0
M. Harris 10 23 2.3 0
J. Fitzpatrick 1 0 0.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
Z. Zwinak 18 94 5.2 0
M. Zordich 15 80 5.3 0
M. McGloin 6 13 2.2 2
P. Jones 1 -7 -7.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Harris 3 42 14.0 0
J. Fitzpatrick 2 31 15.5 0
R. Alderman 2 23 11.5 0
D. Miller 1 12 12.0 0
C. Booth 1 7 7.0 0
M. Brown 2 5 2.5 1
K. Harper 2 4 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Robinson 5 82 16.4 1
K. Carter 5 70 14.0 0
M. Lehman 2 46 23.0 0
M. Zordich 4 39 9.8 0
A. Kenney 3 34 11.3 0
B. Moseby-Felder 2 20 10.0 0
Z. Zwinak 1 12 12.0 0
T. Williams 1 9 9.0 0
G. Gilliam 1 6 6.0 0