The UTSA Roadrunners (1-3) square off against a familiar opponent when they visit the Temple Owls (2-3) on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at Lincoln Financial Field in an AAC clash.
Interested in watching the matchup between the Roadrunners and Owls? You can find it on ESPN+.
When is UTSA vs. Temple and when does it start?
This contest between the Roadrunners and Owls will take place on Saturday, October 7, 2023. You should expect the kickoff at 2:00 PM ET.
Where to watch UTSA vs. Temple
The Roadrunners and Owls will hit the gridiron at Lincoln Financial Field for this matchup on October 7, and if you’d like to catch the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
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UTSA vs. Temple Game Preview
UTSA Stats & Insights
In their most recent outing, the Roadrunners lost 45-14 to the Tennessee Volunteers.
UTSA is averaging 367.0 yards per game on offense this season (88th in the FBS), and are giving up 382.5 yards per game (80th) on defense.
The Roadrunners are totaling 223.3 passing yards per game offensively this year (83rd in the FBS), and they are giving up 210.3 passing yards per game (44th) on the other side of the ball.
UTSA is putting up 143.8 rushing yards per game on offense (83rd in the FBS), and ranks 106th defensively with 172.3 rushing yards allowed per game.
The Roadrunners have been a bottom-25 scoring offense this season, ranking 17th-worst with 19.3 points per game. On the defensive side of the ball, they are ranked 85th in the FBS (28.0 points allowed per game).
Temple Stats & Insights
In their most recent outing, the Roadrunners were knocked off by the Tennessee Volunteers 45-14.
Temple’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in total defense this season, ceding 409.4 total yards per game, which ranks 23rd-worst. On offense, it ranks 93rd with 355.0 total yards per contest.
From an offensive standpoint, the Owls are compiling 260.2 passing yards per contest (46th-ranked). They rank 33rd in the FBS on defense (195.4 passing yards surrendered per game).
Temple has been unproductive on both offense and defense in terms of rushing this season, ranking ninth-worst in rushing yards (94.8 per game) and sixth-worst in rushing yards allowed (214.0 per game).
With 21.0 points per game on the offensive side of the ball, the Owls rank 107th in the FBS. On defense, they rank 107th, surrendering 31.0 points per contest.
UTSA Key Players to Watch
Frank Harris has 423 passing yards (211.5 ypg) to lead UTSA, completing 60.3% of his passes and throwing two touchdown passes and three interceptions this season. He’s also contributed on the ground with 60 rushing yards (30.0 ypg) on 21 carries.
Kevorian Barnes’ team-high 285 rushing yards (71.3 per game) have come on 64 carries, with one touchdown this year.
This season Robert Henry has rushed for 129 yards (32.3 per game) on 23 carries with one touchdown.
Joshua Cephus’ 303 receiving yards (75.8 yards per game) lead the team. He has 30 receptions with three touchdowns.
Tykee Ogle-Kellogg has put together a 186-yard season so far (46.5 receiving yards per game) with two touchdowns, hauling in 12 passes.
Devin McCuin’s eight grabs have netted him 126 yards (31.5 ypg) and one touchdown.
Temple Key Players to Watch
E.J. Warner has thrown for 1,269 yards (253.8 ypg) to lead Temple, completing 53.6% of his passes and recording seven touchdown passes and five interceptions this season.
Joquez Smith’s team-high 217 rushing yards (54.3 per game) have come on 41 carries, with one touchdown this year.
This season Darvon Hubbard has rushed for 128 yards (25.6 per game) on 26 carries with one touchdown, while also catching eight passes for 98 yards (19.6 per game).
Amad Anderson Jr.’s 372 receiving yards (74.4 yards per game) lead the team. He has 25 receptions with one touchdown.
Dante Wright has recorded 213 receiving yards (42.6 yards per game) and one touchdown, hauling in 16 passes this year.
David Martin-Robinson’s 15 catches have netted him 176 yards (44.0 ypg).