McHale played more Saturday than he had in his previous 17 games combined at Temple.
The Golden Hurricane snapped a four-game losing streak with a 45-17 rout of Houston.
The Owls have yet to beat an FBS team with a winning record and play three of their final five games against such teams.
Proceeds from the exhibition will benefit those impacted by hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.
Collins says quarterback Logan Marchi and safety Delvon Randall missed practice time but expects both to play Saturday at Army
The 7-foot-6 Fall is the reigning AAC defensive player of the year.
Leon Johnson suffered an ankle injury in the second play of the game Saturday and didn't return.
"`We have a bunch of younger guys who hadn't had much experience, He would have been so great with them,'' coach Fran Dunphy says.
The key to the Owls' fortunes, according to opposing coaches, is the return of guard Josh Brown after he missed last season with a medical redshirt.
Temple has frequently made the same mistakes week after week, but Geoff Collins still found a positive angle.
The Millville product scored his first touchdown of the season and rushed for 31 yards on nine carries.
The Owls lost to a UConn team that was coming off a 70-31 home loss to Memphis
Guard Kari Jonsson has returned to his native Iceland and won't be part of the Drexel program.
The Owls face a UConn team coming off a 70-31 loss to Memphis and is allowing 43.6 points per game.