Boxscore
Temple 37, South Florida 28
Saturday, October 6, 2012 12:00 PM
Location - Lincoln Financial Field
Attendance - 25796

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
South Florida 7 0 14 7 28
Temple 6 3 14 14 37

Recap


Temple 37, South Florida 28: Tailback Montel Harris rushed for 133 yards and two touchdowns as the Owls downed the visiting Bulls in dramatic fashion. 

In their Big East Conference season debut, the Owls blocked a potential game-winning field goal with 1:11 left in the game. Harris then ran 35 yards for a score on the next play to wrap up the win.

In the homecoming victory, Temple (2-2, 1-0 Big East) deployed a strong running game and won the time of possession battle. Sophomore quarterback Chris Coyer tallied 221 total yards and two touchdowns and running back Matt Brown added 59 yards and a score. 

B.J. Daniels completed 18 of 31 passes for 219 yards and a touchdown and ran for a score for South Florida (2-4, 0-2). Senior running back Demetris Murray ran for 75 yards and a score. 

Temple defensive lineman John Youboty forced a crucial fumble in the third quarter that helped the Owls score two TDs in a 78-second span. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: The game marked Temple’s first Big East game since leaving the conference in 2004. … South Florida has now gone six consecutive games without recording an interception. … Temple scored three touchdowns in its first four second-half possessions. 
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 8:38
Temple   TD  Temple 6 - South Florida 0
1st Quarter - 3:34
South Florida   TD  Temple 6 - South Florida 7
2nd Quarter - 0:00
Temple   FG  Temple 9 - South Florida 7
3rd Quarter - 11:14
South Florida   TD  Temple 9 - South Florida 14
3rd Quarter - 6:23
Temple   TD  Temple 16 - South Florida 14
3rd Quarter - 5:05
Temple   TD  Temple 23 - South Florida 14
3rd Quarter - 1:19
South Florida   TD  Temple 23 - South Florida 21
4th Quarter - 7:29
Temple   TD  Temple 30 - South Florida 21
4th Quarter - 5:19
South Florida   TD  Temple 30 - South Florida 28
4th Quarter - 1:03
Temple   TD  Temple 37 - South Florida 28
TEAMS

Team Records

  South Florida Temple
W/L 2 - 4 - 0 2 - 2 - 0
Conference 0 - 2 - 0 1 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  South Florida Temple
Score 28 37
First Downs 23 22
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-15
40%
7-for-16
44%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-0
0%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 384 383
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 44-165 51-216
Average/Rush 3.8 4.2
Passing
Comp-Att 18-31 16-20
Passing Yards 219 167
Average/Pass Play 6.6 8.0
Penalties-Yards 2-30 7-85
Fumbles-Lost 3-2 1-0
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Time of Possession 26:56 33:04

PLAYER STATS

South Florida (2 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Daniels 18/31 219 1 1
Temple (2 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Coyer 16/20 167 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Murray 19 80 4.2 1
L. Lamar 10 57 5.7 1
M. Shaw 4 17 4.2 0
V. Marc 1 7 7.0 0
B. Daniels 9 6 0.7 1
D. Hopkins 1 -2 -2.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Harris 24 133 5.5 2
M. Brown 12 59 4.9 1
C. Coyer 11 54 4.9 1
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Hopkins 3 66 22.0 0
V. Marc 3 41 13.7 0
L. Lamar 3 33 11.0 1
A. Davis 2 21 10.5 0
T. Mitchell 3 21 7.0 0
E. Landi 2 18 9.0 0
M. Shaw 1 18 18.0 0
D. Murray 1 1 1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Booth 3 39 13.0 1
J. Fitzpatrick 3 34 11.3 0
M. Brown 2 26 13.0 0
D. Miller 1 16 16.0 0
M. Harris 3 15 5.0 0
A. Jackson 2 15 7.5 0
K. Harper 1 12 12.0 0
J. Christopher 1 10 10.0 0
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