AAC foes meet when the South Florida Bulls (4-5) host the Temple Owls (3-6) on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at Raymond James Stadium. South Florida is favored by a touchdown. The over/under is set at 70 points for the outing.
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Bulls vs. Owls Game Info
- Date: Saturday, November 11, 2023
- Time: 12:00 PM ET
- Channel: ESPN+
- Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
- City: Tampa, Florida
- Venue: Raymond James Stadium
- While the Bulls rank third-worst in the FBS in total defense with 460.3 yards allowed per game, it’s been a different situation on the other side of the ball, as they rank 20th-best in the FBS (453.7 yards per game).
- The Bulls own the 51st-ranked scoring offense this year (30.4 points per game), and they’ve been less effective on defense, ranking fourth-worst with 37.0 points allowed per game.
- With 305.7 passing yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks second-worst in the FBS, South Florida has had to lean on their 45th-ranked passing offense (258.9 passing yards per contest) to keep them competitive.
- The Bulls own the 79th-ranked defense this season in terms of rushing yards (154.7 rushing yards allowed per game), and they’ve been more effective on offense, ranking 20th-best with 194.8 rushing yards per game.
- Offensively, South Florida ranks 77th in the FBS with a 38.1% third-down percentage. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 57th in third-down percentage allowed (154.7).
- The Bulls rank 101st in college football with a -4 turnover margin after forcing 9 turnovers (82nd in the FBS) and committing 13 (102nd in the FBS).
- Temple ranks 84th in total yards per game (362.0), but it has been worse defensively, ranking 14th-worst in the FBS with 433.9 total yards allowed per contest.
- Temple has plenty of room to improve, as it ranks 21st-worst in points per game (20.6) this season and sixth-worst in points allowed per game (35.8).
- From an offensive standpoint, the Owls are generating 265.2 passing yards per game (39th-ranked). They rank 76th in the FBS defensively (233.8 passing yards allowed per game).
- Temple has been unproductive on both sides of the ball in terms of rushing this season, ranking 10th-worst in rushing yards (96.8 per game) and eighth-worst in rushing yards surrendered (200.1 per game).
- The Owls rank 51st in third-down conversion rate (41.2%) on offense, but they’ve been less productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 18th-worst in the FBS with a 45.2% third-down percentage allowed.
- Temple has forced two turnovers this season and have turned the ball over 14 times, resulting in a -12 turnover margin that is second-worst in the FBS.
- Byrum Brown has 2,222 passing yards in nine games this year, averaging 246.9 per game with a 63.4% completion percentage and 17 touchdowns against seven interceptions.
- He has added 673 rushing yards (74.8 per game) and eight touchdowns on the ground.
- Nay’Quan Wright averages 4.9 yards per carry (152nd in the FBS) and 69.0 yards per game, and has 621 total rushing yards. He has scored six rushing TDs this season.
- In the passing game, Sean Atkins, has totaled 639 receiving yards and four touchdowns after pulling down 60 balls on zero targets. Per game, he’s averaging 71.0 yards and 6.7 receptions over nine games.
- In seven games played this year, E.J. Warner has totaled 2,143 passing yards, while throwing 16 touchdowns against seven interceptions and completing 59.0% of his attempts.
- Darvon Hubbard has 240 rushing yards (second on the Owls) and two rushing touchdowns, while averaging 26.7 yards per game and 4.1 per carry (245th in the FBS).
- Hubbard also has 20 catches for 205 yards (fifth on the Owls). He has been targeted zero times and averages 22.8 yards per game.
- This season, David Martin-Robinson has caught 28 passes for 355 receiving yards with three touchdowns through the air. He has been targeted zero total times and is averaging 3.5 receptions per game through eight games played.