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Changing Gears

The Temple football team won its first game last Saturday behind its best defensive performance of the season in a 33-14 win over Army. The Owls held the nation's No. 1 rushing team to 255 yards on the ground, well below their 340.1 average. But it will be a completely different defensive task as SMU, under former NFL and Hawaii head coach June Jones, is ranked eighth nationally passing.

The Temple football team won its first game last Saturday behind its best defensive performance of the season in a 33-14 win over Army. The Owls held the nation's No. 1 rushing team to 255 yards on the ground – well below the Black Knights' 340.1 average – and pitched a shutout in the first half. This week, the Owls (1-6 overall, 0-3 American Athletic Conference) will be looking for their second...

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