AAC champ Temple meets Wake Forest in Military Bowl
Temple (10-3, American Athletic Conference) vs. Wake Forest (6-6, Atlantic Coast Conference), Dec. 27, 3:30 p.m. EST
LOCATION: Annapolis, Maryland
Temple: Senior RB Jahad Thomas is tied for the team lead with 918 yards rushing and is also a threat to catch the ball with 32 receptions for 426 yards.
Wake Forest: LB Marquel Lee leads the team with 98 tackles, including a team-high 19 for a loss and 7+ sacks.
Temple: The Owls just won the AAC title with an impressive 34-10 victory over Navy. ... Senior quarterback Phillip Walker has thrown for more than 10,000 yards in a stellar career.
Wake Forest: The Demon Deacons started the season on a roll, winning their first four games. But they stumbled down the stretch, losing five of six. ... Wake Forest is in a bowl game after winning just three games in both 2014 and '15.
LAST TIME: Temple 36, Wake Forest 0. (Nov. 1, 1930)
Temple: Second appearance in the Military Bowl. Sixth bowl appearance in school history.
Wake Forest: Second appearance in the Military Bowl. 11th bowl appearance in school history and first since 2011.
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