Syracuse Ends Temple Season on Senior Day
- Updated: November 24, 2012
Today at Lincoln Financial Field marked the end of an era of Temple football for their seniors & it also maked the final Big East Game for Syracuse before they move to the ACC Conference starting next season. Before the game Temple honored their 12 seniors: RB Matt Brown, DB Vaughn Carraway, DB Justin Gildea, DE Marcus Green, WR C.J. Hammond, RB Montel Harris, DB Maurice Jones, PK/P Brandon McManus, WR Darryl Shine, LB Ahkeem Smith, OL Martin Wallace, and DL John Youboty.
The Game begins with Syracuse winning the toss & deferred to second half, Temple takes opening drive & gets a 47 Field Goal Attempt by Brandon McManus that is GOOD Temple Leads 3-0 with 10:50 left 1st Quarter. Syracuse opening drive results in Fumble that was recovered by Temple weak side linebacker Tyler Matakevich. Temple then fumbles it back to syracuse on temple 38 yard line. Syracuse could not take advange & they Syracuse Fumbles Again & Temple recovers Fumble on own 31 yard line by DB Vaughn Carraway which lead to a Touchdown by Temple TE John Christopher for 12 Yards TD Catch, Temple Leads 10-0 with 7 Seconds left 1st QTR. Syracuse takes next drive in second quarter for Touchdown by WR Marcus Sales for 24 Yard TD Catch, Temple Leads 10-7 with 13:23 left 2nd Quarter. Syracuse drives again & leads to Touchdown by RB Adonis-Aimeen-Moore for 18 yard TD Run, Syracuse Leads 14-10 with 9:11 Left 2nd Quarter. During the second quarter, RB Temple Montel Harris has become the ninth Temple RB to Rush for 1,000 Yards in season. Temple next drive resulted in Field Goal by Temple Brandon McManus of 22 yards is GOOD, Syracuse Leads 14-13 with 3:16 left 2nd Quarter. Syracuse would take this drive & lead to Football Field Goal Attempt by Ross Krautman for 27 Yard is GOOD, Syracuse Leads 17-13 with 7 Seconds Left 2nd Qtr, at the Half, Syracuse lead 17-13
Syracuse starts 2nd half & they turn it over on 4th Down, and they Dont Get it, Temple Takes over on Own 33 Yardline, Temple takes it into a Touchdown by QB Juice Granger on 10 yard TD Run, Temple Leads 20-17 with 8:53 left 3rd Quarter. Syracuse responds with Touchdown by Adonis Aimeen-Moore for 1 yard TD Run, Syracuse leads 24-20 with 4:32 left 3rd Quarter. the 3rd quarter ends with Syracuse up 24-20. the 4th quarter starts with a Touchdown Syracuse by RB Prince Tyson Gulley for 4 Yard TD Run, Syracuse Leads 31-20 with 13:27 left 4th Quarter, late in the 4th quarter Temple gets INT and Syracuse Kein Lyn returns it 31 Yards for TD. Syracuse Leads 38-20 with 2:37 left 4th QTR. Syracuse Kein Lyn gets another INT to end the game, Syracuse wins 38-20.
Below are questions I asked Temple Head Coach Steve Addazio:
I also did Interviews with RB Matt Brown, Kicker Brandon McManus & QB Juice Granger
Kicker Brandon McManus
Temple with Ball on Own 25 yardline:
Temple Head Coach Steve Addazio Post Game Press Conference: