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1. The Owls, losers of eight straight, were 35�-point underdogs.
3. The Hokies had won 15 of their last 16 at home, entered the game 5-0 and ranked No. 14, and had the fourth-ranked defense in the nation.
4. The Owls, who lost to Division l-AA William & Mary 45-38 on Oct. 3, played 20 first-year players.
5. Temple freshman quarterback Devin Scott was making his first start, after injuries sidelined the Owls' top two quarterbacks. Scott threw touchdown passes of 67 and 80 yards and scored the game-winner on a one-yard run with 6:04 left.
7. On their first six possessions the Owls scored no points and gained 24 yards and one first down. On their final eight they racked up 28 points, II first downs and 328 yards.
9. Hokies tailback Lamont Pegues had a career-high 169 rushing yards before a fourth-and-two play from the Owls' three-yard line with 19 seconds left (above). He was stopped for a three-yard loss, sealing Temple's victory.
10. With Rutgers's 25-21 win at Pitt and Northern Illinois's 16-6 victory over Central Michigan, Saturday marked the first time since Sept. 22,1984, that the Owls, Scarlet Knights and Huskies won in the same day.