The Navy Midshipmen (3-4) and the Temple Owls (2-6) square off on Saturday, November 4, 2023 at Lincoln Financial Field in a clash of AAC opponents.
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When is Navy vs. Temple and when does it start?
This game between the Midshipmen and Owls is scheduled on Saturday, November 4, 2023. You should expect the kickoff at 2:00 PM ET.
Where to watch Navy vs. Temple
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What channel is the game on?
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Navy Stats & Insights
The Midshipmen head into this matchup after a 17-6 loss to the Air Force Falcons in their last outing.
Navy has been a bottom-25 offense this year, ranking 12th-worst with 306.0 yards per contest. The defensive side of the ball is ranked 57th in the FBS (363.6 yards allowed per game).
The Midshipmen have been a bottom-25 pass offense this year, ranking second-worst with 99.7 passing yards per contest. On the defensive side of the ball, they are ranked 51st in the FBS (216.0 passing yards allowed per game).
Navy sports the 74th-ranked defense this year in terms of rushing yards (147.6 rushing yards allowed per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 15th-best with 206.3 rushing yards per game.
While the Midshipmen’s defense ranks 44th with 22.1 points allowed per game, they’ve been a little less successful on offense, ranking eighth-worst (18.3 points per game).
Temple Stats & Insights
In their most recent outing, the Midshipmen were beaten by the Air Force Falcons 17-6.
Temple ranks 97th in total yards per game (349.6), but it has been less productive defensively, ranking eighth-worst in the FBS with 454.6 total yards allowed per contest.
The Owls are posting 248.1 passing yards per game on offense this season (53rd-ranked). Meanwhile, they are giving up 247.5 passing yards per contest (103rd-ranked) on defense.
In terms of rushing, this season has been rough for Temple on both sides of the ball, as it is posting only 101.5 rushing yards per contest (13th-worst) and surrendering 207.1 rushing yards per game (sixth-worst).
This season has been tough for the Owls on both sides of the ball, as they are posting just 19.1 points per game (13th-worst) and ceding 38.0 points per game (third-worst).
Navy Key Players to Watch
Tai Lavatai has 522 passing yards (74.6 ypg) to lead Navy, completing 53.3% of his passes and tossing four touchdown passes and two interceptions this season. He’s also chipped in on the ground with 171 rushing yards (24.4 ypg) on 56 carries with two rushing touchdowns.
Alex Tecza’s team-high 527 rushing yards (75.3 per game) have come on 74 carries, with four touchdowns this year.
This season Daba Fofana has rushed for 231 yards (33.0 per game) on 55 carries with one touchdown.
Eli Heidenreich’s 178 receiving yards (25.4 yards per game) lead the team. He has seven receptions with three touchdowns.
Brandon Chatman has hauled in nine passes for 151 yards (21.6 yards per game) this year.
Nathan Kent’s four grabs have turned into 77 yards (19.3 ypg) and one touchdown.
Temple Key Players to Watch
E.J. Warner has thrown for 1,741 yards (290.2 ypg) to lead Temple, completing 56.2% of his passes and tossing 12 touchdown passes and five interceptions this season.
Joquez Smith’s team-high 299 rushing yards (42.7 per game) have come on 63 carries, with one touchdown this year.
This season Darvon Hubbard has racked up 51 carries for 236 yards (29.5 per game) and two touchdowns, while also catching 19 passes for 193 yards (24.1 per game).
Amad Anderson Jr.’s team-high 397 receiving yards (56.7 yards per game) have come on 28 receptions with one touchdown.
David Martin-Robinson has put up a 305-yard season so far (43.6 receiving yards per game) with two touchdowns, hauling in 25 passes.
Dante Wright’s 21 grabs have turned into 263 yards (32.9 ypg) and one touchdown.