TAMPA, Fla. -- Sam Franklin scooped up a fumble and returned it 39 yards for Temple's second touchdown and the Owls went on to a 17-7 victory over South Florida on Thursday night.
Jager Gardner rushed for a career-high 133 yards on 25 carries, including a 57-yarder, while Jadan Blue caught 11 passes for 121 yards for the Owls. Quincy Roche led the defense with 3 1/2 of the Owls' nine sacks.
Kenny Yeboah took a 1-yard pass from Todd Centeio with 1 1/2 minutes left in the first half to complete a nine-play, 80-yard drive for the Owls (6-3, 3-2), who snapped a tie for third place with USF (4-5, 2-3) in the American Athletic Conference's East Division.
Jordan McCloud threw a 14-yard TD pass to Bryce Miller late in the third quarter for the Bulls' lone score before Owls kicker Will Mobley booted a career-tying 44-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter.
ACC: Student-athletes should be allowed one-time transfer exemption
The Atlantic Coast Conference has decided to support a one-time transfer for student-athletes across all sports.
LSU, Utah to play home-and-home series in 2031-32
Defending national champion LSU will face Utah in a home-and-home series in 2031 and 2032, the schools announced on Monday.
2020 preseason college football FPI breakdown
Clemson might have fallen short in the national championship game, but for the second straight year, the Tigers enter the season as the top team according to ESPN's Football Power Index.
Which teams are poised for a CFP run next season?
Brad Edwards previews next year's college football season based on FPI rankings, with Clemson and Ohio State standing at the top while Texas and Texas A&M are surprisingly in the top 10.
Coach O throws out first pitch at LSU opener
LSU football coach Ed Orgeron serves up his best spit ball for the adoring crowd at Alex Box Stadium.
Ex-Badgers WR Marcus Randle El charged in double homicide
Marcus Randle El, a wide receiver for the Wisconsin Badgers from 2004 to 2007, surrendered to Chicago police on Saturday and was charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide in connection with two deaths in Janesville, Wisconsin.