Saturday, September 24, 2016

Big 2nd quarter lifts Temple to 48-20 win over Charlotte

 Phillip Walker threw two touchdown passes as Temple used a quick-strike offense in a 28-point second quarter to roll to a 48-20 win over Charlotte on Saturday.
Walker threw touchdown passes of 51 yards to Adonis Jennings and 40 yards to Brodrick Yancy to cap a pair of drives that combined for five plays and 125 yards. Jahad Thomas scored on a 13-yard run one play after a turnover as the Owls raced to a 31-7 halftime lead.
Austin Jones kicked a pair of field goals for Temple (2-2), giving him 16 straight.
Kalif Phillips had 114 yards and a touchdown, on 16 carries for the 49ers (1-3). It was his 12th 100-yard game and the 66-yard TD was the fourth-longest scoring run in school history.
Walker finished 15 of 26 for 268 yards for Temple. Thomas, who added a TD in the third quarter that made it 45-14, has 24 career touchdowns, fourth in Temple history.

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