Will Temple snap skid to Ohio?

Ohio University has had Temple's number.

The Bobcats own a 3-1 series advantage after winning the last two meetings. 

Is this the season the Owls snap their skid? Or will Ohio, once again, be an unmovable roadblock in Temple's path to a Mid-American Conference championship?

We will find out in Wednesday's night much-anticipated MAC East Division showdown in Athens, Ohio.

The Owls (5-3, 3-2) will travel to Peden Stadium with a half-game lead over the Bobcats (5-3, 2-2) atop the division standings. The victor will have the inside track to winning the division and reaching the MAC championship game in Detroit on Dec. 2.

Here's a glimpse of the Temple's results against Ohio (Information provided by Temple athletics):


Temple all-time vs. Ohio:              1-3

Temple in games at Temple:         1-1

Temple in games at Ohio:             0-2

First meeting in series:  2007 at Peden Stadium, L, 23-7

Last meeting in series:  2010 at Lincoln Financial Field, L, 31-23


Temple Owls                     

                Rushing:               Matt Brown, 25-172, 1 TD (2009)

                Passing:                Mike Gerardi, 28-48-2-311, 2 TD (2010)

                Receiving:             Michael Campbell, 11-131, 2 TD (2010)


Ohio Bobcats

                Rushing:               Kalvin McRae, 28-151, 1 TD (2007)

                Passing:               Theo Scott, 17-21-0-324, 3 TD (2009)

                Receiving:             Chris Garrett, 8-82, 0 TD (2008)


Year       Site                                 Results                          TU Coach             OU Coach

2007       Peden Stadium               L, 7-23                          Al Golden            Frank Solich

2008       Lincoln Financial Field     W, 14-10                       Al Golden            Frank Solich

2009       Peden Stadium               L, 17-35                        Al Golden            Frank Solich

2010       Lincoln Financial Field     L, 23-31                        Al Golden            Frank Solich