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Navy defeats Temple in Nail Bitter

Philadelphia PA: On Saturday September 6 from Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia, the Temple Owls took on Navy Midshipen to open their home schedule for 2014. Temple ame into game off a dominating win over Vanderbilt while Navy comes into game off a loss to Ohio State. The game was broadcasted on ESPN3 & Locally on 97.5 The Fanatic

Temple won the toss and elected to receive. The games 1st sore came when Navy fumbled the ball in the end zone and Temple Sharif Finch recovered it for Touhdown and the early 7-0 lead. Navy would ome back and score 17 straight points for a 17-7 lead late in the 1st half, Temple would get a big touchdown with 6 seconds left by Romond Deloath and Navy took at 17-14 lead into halftime.

Navy got ball to start 2nd half and scored as Kennan Reynolds, then DeBrandon Sanders adds another to make it 31-14, Temple Kicks Field Goal to make it 31-17. Temple score a touchdown in the 4th quarter as PJ Walker hits Jalen Fitzpatrick for 13 yd to ut the Navy lead to 31-24 with 9:49 left. Navy Missed a 43 yard field goal with 2:08 left and gives Temple a chance to drive down to tie the game. Navy would hold on for a 31-24 win

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