Central Florida beats Temple in Final Seconds
- Updated: November 16, 2013
(Philadelphia PA) On Saturday November 16 from Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia, The Temple Owls Hosted #17th Rank Central Florida Knights. Temple comes into game off a 23-20 loss to Rutgers, Central Florida came into game off a 19-14 win over Houston. The game was broadcasted regionally on ESPN Regional (on 6ABC in Philly) with Eamon McAnaney, Anthony Becht calling the action & locally on TalkRadio 1210 WPHT with Harry Donahue & Paul Palmer calling the action.
Temple Won the toss & elected to receive, Temple made it down to Central Florida side of field before punting it to their 2 yardline, Central Florida on their 1st drive get to temple 40 before punting it down to temple 1 yardline. Central Florida would get a Safety after they tackle Zaire Williams in the end zone for a early 2-0 lead. latter in first quarter, Central Florida would add a 20 yard field goal to make it 5-0 at the end of 1st quarter. Temple would get on the board early in the second quarter when PJ Walker finds Jamie Gilmore for a 32 yard touchdown to take the 7-5 lead. UCF would come back and score a 49 yard touchdown from William Stanback for a 12-7 lead, Temple had a 3rd & 25 from their own 26 when Walker hits Robby Anderson for 46 yards, & temple would end the drive with a 3 yard TD run by PJ Walker for a 14-12 lead, UCF responds when JJ Worton catches 4 yard touchdown to give UCF a 19-14 lead, the scoring would not stop as Robby Anderson catches a 30 yard touchdown to give the Owns a 21-19 lead, UCF would hit a 35 yard field goal to end the half, UCF took a 22-21 lead into Halftime.
UCF got ball to start the 2nd half and did nothing with it, Temple got ball & also did nothing, On UCF next drive they driove it down to temple 1 yard line & went for it on 4th & Goal from 1 yard line & they did not get it, Temple would make UCF pay as PJ walker finds Robby Anderson for 75 yards Touchdown to increase their lead to 28-22. UCF came back & retakes the lead when JJ Worton catches Touchdown for a 29-28 lead. Temple took the lead late in 4th when Walker hits Chris Parthemore from 7 yards out & they also picked up the two point conversion for a 7 point lead at 36-29. Central Florida Tied the game when JJ Worthon caught his 3rd touchdown of game & central would win the game on a Shawn Moffitt 23 yard field Goal. Central Florida Wins 39-36